Oct 16, 2018
This episode features:
-Why breakups are always the other person’s fault
-Why does love cause us to see our partner as better than they really are
-How much do people lie
-What do people lie about in their online dating profile
-Is it possible to detect lies
-What traits make somebody likable vs unlikable
-How do we deceive ourselves
-Why we often don’t understand our own motivations
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