Trust and loyalty among partners are essential for a marriage to work and the tendency to cheat in one of them is often enough to wreck a relationship. But while keeping faith is important, can one really tell when people are likely to be unfaithful to their partner?
A new study claiming to shed light on the likelihood of a person to cheat in a relationship shows that women are more inclined to be unfaithful when they are around 10 years into a marriage. Meanwhile women were more likely to be faithful at early stages of their marriage or when they have been married for more than 10 years.
In case of men it was those married for more than 11 years that had a higher tendency to stray in a relationship. The pressures of raising children and facing middle age with the same partner have been given as reasons for women to cheat on their partners.
In case of men the time they are most likely to cheat also coincided with a stage when they focus on things they haven’t achieved.