Sleeping around? It's not you—it's your genes The next time he catches you, show him this study. He'll understand.

Before you call your friend a ho for her one-night stands or a prude for not kissing on the first date, her actions might be something that's been embedded in her DNA.

According to a new study, DRD4, the same gene that's been linked to alcoholism and obsession with horror flicks, is linked to people's tendency to cheat or have one-night stands.

Researchers from Binghamton University gathered and studied the sexual history and relationships of 181 young adult volunteers as well as took cheek DNA samples to find the presence of DRD4. The results showed that those with certain types of the gene also had more one night stands and infidelity experiences.

"The motivation seems to stem from a system of pleasure and reward, which is where the release of dopamine comes in," a study research said. "In cases of uncommitted sex, the risks are high, the rewards substantial and the motivation variable – all elements that ensure a dopamine 'rush.'"

Despite the findings, this doesn't mean that only those who carry the gene will engage in one-night stands or cheating but are more likely to do it at a higher rate than those who don't have it.

So the next time he catches you, appeal to science. It's not you, it's your genes!

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  1. Hi my names JO an im 34 yrs. old from a small river town in Ohio,i didnt now that my behavoir was genetic! I thought it was just work with all the stress there an the stress of every day the trying to coop with paying bills the reason why i have the slut gene is when i booze up an geat wasted on lots of weed it helps me to releaxe an when i do i love to fuck!!! I sleep with a lot of women but i try to stay true to my girl but we share the same thing then because she has it to an some time we like to find a guy we like some dick every once an a while the cum running do are face. With in about 2 years between me an my girl we prob. had bonked about at least 8 women between us,but im a head by 1 an the guys i say we bonked about the same we like to threesome togather we like to find gays who like to try a bisexual out this way striaght guys wont keep comeing around all the time!!! I love to party all the time on my days off of work i love weed an i have a collecetion of bongs that my conclusion of my genetic behavior!!!!!!!!!! Hey ladys being in to women isnt all the bad we know what we wont an how we wont it an also we now were the sweet spot is to get that great orgasm that we all wont! Hey i like a good penis from time to time with cum running down my face or ass. Shit we all live once and i live my way now a days anything gos. Thank you if you read this an leave me a comment. Take it from hotpink3470tb p.s. dont forget to smoke a fat one!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Well, it's nice to know that there may have been a "slut gene" responsible for my hooking up (and gee,I just thought that it was the booze and a need for affection).
    I read the article and was a little annoyed.The thing is that genetics are responsible for a lot of a person's traits:Hair color,eye color,height,body type; A person can even inherit a Bi-Polar disorder from a parent. But slutty behavior is just that-slutty behavior.There are ways to identify and acknowledge behavior:(I knew DAMN WELL,that my "Party Girl,being a Ho behavior was wrong). There are ways to control behavior,too.Everyone needs to be responsible for their behavior,THIS is within thier control.

  3. I can believe part of all this is genetic. Plus perhaps a tendancy to be compulsive or opportunistic or spontanious. It all depends on if that side of you, outweighs one's ability to reign yourself in or not.

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