The Aphrodisiac of Power

The Aphrodisiac of Power

Why do powerful men cheat with abandon?
Deconstructing (Electronic) Infidelity

Deconstructing (Electronic) Infidelity

By Wednesday Martin Ph.D.
What l’affaire Petraeus tells us about sex, intimacy and "cheating."
How Power Corrupts Leaders

How Power Corrupts Leaders

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Why and how does power corrupt leaders?

Do Sexy Breast Cancer Campaigns Demean Women?

By Gayle A. Sulik M.A., Ph.D.
Awareness campaigns use multiple techniques to sexually objectify women.

How Could Petraeus Betray Us? Infidelity Unmasked

By Sari Cooper L.C.S.W., AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist
Decoding the Latest Scandal and What It Teaches You about Spouses who Cheat

APA Refuses to Listen to Voices of People Hurt

By Paula J. Caplan Ph.D.
Complainants Present 9 Demands to APA about Harm from Psychiatric Diagnosis

Leadership vs. Power

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Are you driven by goals or by power over others?

The 7 Habits of Highly Un-Successful Cheaters?

By Shane Perrault Ph.D.
Fatal mistakes to avoid when selecting a mistress

Americans’ Cheating Hearts: Results from Decades of Research

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Decades of research reveal surprising truths about infidelity.

Big-Time Liars: Top 7 Lies They Tell Themselves

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
The road to deception is paved with self-deception

Can We Expect Powerful Men Not to Have Affairs?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
A powerful man behaves like any alpha male primate

Fifty Shades of Camouflage: Broadwell and Kelley

By Peg Streep
Cautionary tale or just a slice of the zeitgeist pie?

Serial Killer Groupies Who Kill

By Joni E Johnston Psy.D.
Fans who go from admirer to assassin

What Motivates Sexual Promiscuity?

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
The psychodynamic meaning of nymphomania

Success Can Breed the Narcissism I Call "Tall Man

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Too much charisma from status, wealth, or good looks can invite narcissism.

Did Petraeus Betray Us?

By Christopher Ryan Ph.D.
If innate, victimless behavior never changes, shouldn't our expectations?

Beware the Narcissistic Bubble

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Don't let your narcissism get out of control

APA Does Not Care about Weaponized Diagnosis

By Paula J. Caplan Ph.D.
APA Summarily Dismisses Complaints about Harm from Psychiatric Diagnosis

Affairs in the Digital Age

By Peg Streep
Petraeus, Allen, and the Millennial Playbook

Why Men Behave Badly: Causality vs. Morality

By Michael Mills Ph.D.
Infidelity: "what is" and "what should be."

Do Politicians Have Better Sex than You Do?

By Donna Barstow
Get involved in politics, get lucky. At least in fantasy.

Not All Military Adultery Results in Scandal

By Christopher Ryan Ph.D.
Can military adultery support unit cohesion?

Why Petraeus is Not a Sex Addict

By David J Ley Ph.D.
Invariably, when sex scandals occur, someone blames addiction.

Are You a Holly or a Paula? Women Square Off

By Gina Barreca Ph.D.
Two icons divide women: are you more a kind matron or the warrior princess?

Bragging—When is it OK and When is it Not OK?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Use your bragging rights with caution