According to Zak, testosterone conflicts with the monogamous effects of the hormone oxytocin in the brain, and higher testosterone levels make a man’s cost-benefit analysis consider situations that are more current and self-focused.
Husbands with high testosterone levels may go on dating sites to satisfy immediate hormonal urges that suppress the effect of hormones that promote monogamy.
The biggest benefits of online dating, as I see them, are:– The more targeted matchmaking algorithms that help you connect with likeminded/aligned/compatible people– Access to far more potential romantic interests in a much smaller window of time (efficiency and volume)– Multiple levels of communication to allow you to ease into conversations with varying degrees of commitment while avoiding embarrassing situations (viewing 50 people in an evening with online dating? Approaching 50 attractive strangers in a bar/dinner party?
Your husband may go on dating sites to seek out opportunities for escaping his life or feelings of financial inferiority.
Dating sites can help heterosexual men seek out sex with straight men.
Dating sites can offer anonymous and detached sexual opportunities to heterosexual men who want to explore homoerotic fantasies.
According to psychotherapist and sexologist Joe Kort, straight men have sex with straight men, because they are attracted to the act of sex, but not the other man.
Mobile applications and websites offer tools for people who seek extramarital encounters.