Scientists point to hands as telltale sign of your partner being a cheater
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It's a fact people, scientists have proven once and for all that the best way to bust cheating partners is to check their hands. Forget all about what Cher preached about knowing being all in the kiss, the real science bit comes down to finger length.
Research from Oxford University decrees that if a person's ring finger is longer than their index finger then that means that person is more likely to be unfaithful. It works both ways with this test too as people with ring fingers the same length as their index finger are more likely to remain monogamous.
The length of the ring finger is not something that we can control as humans and it is something that is pre-decided before we are even born all based on the specific cocktail of hormones that we are exposed to in the womb. A long ring finger is linked to higher levels of testosterone which is a major factor in looking to procreate at a greater rate than individuals with lower levels of the hormone.
The findings extend to both sexes with psychologist Rafael Wlodarski explain that "There seems to be two types of males and two types of females. We observed what appears to be a cluster of males and a cluster of females who are more inclined to stay with a separate cluster of males and females being more inclined to stray when it comes to sexual relationships."
The research is groundbreaking as it could prove to be a legitimate way to predict whether a person will be faithful in a relationship or not. The researchers surveyed approximately 600 people in the UK and the US and results indicated that a whopping 57% of men said that they were likely to cheat on their partner.