In today’s world infidelity is a very common trend. The modern world has become very complex with growth in technology, a standard of living, the desire to acquire more and more have certainly affected mind set and level of expectation from his or her partner has also grown with that. We know infidelity is a subjective feeling and growing rate of infidelity has risen several questions likely who are more likely to indulge in adultery? Is it men or women? And what drives them to adultery? And much more such questions are there to be answered.
Who is more likely to be infidel, men or women?
Nobody wants to be cheated in any relationship but cheating in a marital relationship is always a devastating experience for the loyal partner. Infidelity is a malicious act and is condemnable. But this is also a reality that it has been growing rapidly in both men and women. Initially, there was a perception that only men indulge into infidelity but researchers have proved that women also indulge in this malicious act called infidelity.This is also true that percentage of women in indulging infidelity is less than men research done by Chicago University and other universities in the world have proved this through their data and statistical report.
Are men more likely to cheat/
There has been a number of surveys in which majority of the results show that men are more likely to be an infidel. Research also shows that men lack self-control and they are more sexually impulsive in comparison to women which are one of the vital reasons why they are prone to infidelity. In a research, it was found that more than 90% of the men did not get into a relationship merely due to sex. They claimed it to be emotional reasons like communication gap, negligence, boredom, to boost their ego, etc.
Are women outgrowing in number than men when it comes to infidelity?
One of the most surprising facts is that the rate of infidelity percentage is getting narrow between men and women. The statistical result shows that women don’t cheat for sex reason. Women self-control is higher than men. The reason for infidelity in women more because of emotional grounds like boredom, less attention was given to their spouse but unfortunately, it’s been growing rapidly.
Some researchers have found that the reason behind growing infidelity in women is because of financial independence. But it’s true that women who indulge in infidelity are unhappy in their marital life which was reversed in men’s case. According to several research, it has been proved that majority of men claimed that they were happy in their married life.
Summary: Whatever may be the reason, it cannot be denied that in today’s world the biggest challenge in the committed relationship is infidelity. Couples spend more time with their co-workers and chances of attraction are higher, the internet and advanced telecommunication and technology have made cheating and infidelity lot easier than it used to be. Stressful life and communication gap is also an important reason why the rate of infidelity is increasing. This is true that changing environment is also a factor but above all relationship is built on trust and loyalty, if that doesn’t exist and people don’t respect each other feeling then infidelity is unstoppable.