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General Petraeus is the latest addition to a long list of adulterous leaders: John Edwards, Tim Mahoney, Paul Wolfowitz, Randall Tobias and of course Bill Clinton, to name but a few. What explains the relationship between power and infidelity? There are four main reasons.
As a psychologist who has been studying issues surrounding marriage and divorce for more than 25 years, I'm interested in the motivations of men who seem to "have it all," and then throw it all away for an affair.