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To say one is never jealous is like saying we have never thought about the other sex It is one of the many features instilled in us by biology Jealousy has a discernable sex difference due to the access and availability of the opposite sex This wariness seems to be more robust in the male populationMen and Women both have some sort of jealousy implanted within them it is just how that jealousy is produced that creates the differences between the two One study shows that Men become more upset by sexual aspects of infidelity compared to women Women were more upset than men by their partners emotional commitment to another woman Kennair Nordeide Andreassen Stronen Pallesen 2011 It is this emotional infidelity that Quirk mentioned in his book that has females clawing at each other This same emotional infidelity though does not compare to the jealousy witnessed in men who become enraged into frenzies of fists when the sexual basis of their relationship is disturbed by another male entering his territory Guadagno and Sagarins evolutionary perspective study on jealousy states that based on the evolutionary psychological explanation for sex differences in jealousy it can still be traced back to ancestral mens challenge of paternal uncertainty vs ancestral womens challenge of ensuring paternal investment 2010 This takes us back to the concern of whether a difference is present according to many studies there is distinct difference between the sexes with a range of varying levels of jealousy pertaining to whether it is emotional infidelity versus sexual infidelityWomen have been given this great power to pick and choose which mate they will spend the rest of their lives with though this is not to say jealousy isnt present Many men come and court a female and show them the resources good looks and even muscles that they have to offer in order to develop a pair-bond However Joe Quirk author of Its Not You Its
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