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Do you think cheating is hereditary???

Do you think if a child has a cheater mother or father that its something that kids will inherit??

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scaredmommy08

Asked by scaredmommy08 at 6:31 PM on Nov. 15, 2008 in Relationships

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  • from a psychological point of view if a child witnesses a parent cheating then in their mind it will be an acceptable behavior so its it hereditary no but if a child is raised with then yes it can repeat itself because the child will believe it is ok that woman will accept it.
    Wassybear

    Answer by Wassybear at 6:38 PM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • They learn by examples around them.
    Apr1l

    Answer by Apr1l at 6:42 PM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • Learned by enviroment, not hereditary. If you grow up learning it and have learned that it is acceptable then you are more apt to do it, however if you see that there are severe consequences for it you might not. It's just as if you grew up in a home where the parents were alcoholics. If you grew up knowing nothing different and see that it is ok then you grow up thinking it's acceptable...but is it? At some point folks grow up and make thier own decisions!
    lilsweetredhead

    Answer by lilsweetredhead at 6:44 PM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • Cheating is a choice. It is a learned behavior. Not hereditary. Although a person may have seen it as a child they can also choose not to do that behavior as an adult.

    Cindrella72

    Answer by Cindrella72 at 7:01 PM on Nov. 15, 2008

  • I agree with all the ladies, it 's a learned behavior from an attitude of acceptance for it by the parents.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:13 PM on Nov. 15, 2008

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