Yes, stepfathers are dangerous.

Mom’s boyfriend arrested in toddler’s death

Carlton said she hadn’t noticed any prior abuse between Caldwell and Tynisha. While she worked, Caldwell routinely took care of her daughter, she said.

“She liked him,” Carlton said. “She played with him. She enjoyed him being around her.”

Evolutionary psychology deniers seldom bother to offer arguments against its tenets, they usually just sneer. Recently I found an article online – I’m sorry, I’ve lost the link now – where they tried to dispute the tenets, but because evo psych is true, they had to lie and manipulate the data. They massaged the figures until it looked like biological parents kill their children as often as stepparents do.

Not true. The below graph is from David Buss’s Evolutionary Psychology:

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4 Responses to “Yes, stepfathers are dangerous.”

  1. Paul, just this guy, you know? Says:

    And unmarried, live-in boyfriends are even worse than stepfathers.

  2. Paul, just this guy, you know? Says:

    And unmarried, live-in boyfriends are even worse than stepfathers.

  3. Alphadominance Says:

    Just as a new lion taking over the pride will overtly eliminate offspring to cause females to become available to bear his young, the stepparent will be prone to be harder on the children not of his blood. This is not typically conscious but is an natural drive nonetheless.

  4. Alphadominance Says:

    Just as a new lion taking over the pride will overtly eliminate offspring to cause females to become available to bear his young, the stepparent will be prone to be harder on the children not of his blood. This is not typically conscious but is an natural drive nonetheless.

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