Ghosting and deceptive affection. 10 Apr 2018

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Summary: <p><audio> </audio> </p><p>What type of person is likely to give up the ghost and leave their partners without warning? We also investigate deceptive affection: is it an effective tactic for keeping a relationship strong?</p><p><a href="">Download the MP3</a> </p><p><b>Support me!</b><br> <a href="">Support the podcast on Patreon</a> for as little as $1 and get access to the patron-only feed, including bonus podcasts and blogs not available elsewhere.</p><p><b>Rate me!</b><br> Rate, review, or listen <a href="">in iTunes</a> or <a href=";refid=stpr">in Stitcher.</a> </p><p><b>Read the transcript!</b><br> <a href="">Deceptive Affection: Expressing More Love for a Partner Than we Feel</a><br> <a href="">Ghosting: Why Some End Relationships by Disappearing</a></p><p><img src=""></p><p><i>Does it matter if affection is real or a deception? <a href="">Joanna Malinowska/Freestocks</a></i></p><p><b>The articles covered in the show:</b> </p><p>Freedman, G., Powell, D. N., Le, B., &amp; Williams, K. D. (in press). Ghosting and destiny: Implicit theories of relationships predict beliefs about ghosting. <span style="font-style: italic;">Journal of Social and Personal Relationships</span>. <a href="">Read summary</a></p><p>Redlick, M. H., &amp; Vangeslisti, A. L. (in press). Affection, deception, and evolution: deceptive affectionate messages as mate retention behaviors. <span style="font-style: italic;">Evolutionary Psychology</span>. <a href="">Read summary</a></p>