"Men make women messy."-Thomas Crown AffairYes, very true. Still...it takes two to tango.
|Courtesy: Les Infideles, French Film|
How many people cheat on their spouse? Below are some statistics, courtesy of Post Masculine, 2011.
-1997: 22% of men; 14% of women
-1998: 24% of men; 18% of women
-1998: 37% of men; 22% of women
-2002: 50-60% of men; 45-55% of women
-2003: 50-65% of men; 45-55% of women
-53% of the population, within United States, will cheat on a significant other during their lifetime.
-Affairs effect 1 in 2.7 couples.
-Women under 30 are just as likely to cheat as men under 30. After 30, women are far less likely to cheat.
-98% of married men and 80% of married women admit to fantasizing about someone other than their partner.
-80% of women who suspect their spouse of cheating are correct; where as 50% of men are correct.
-65% of affairs end up causing divorce.
According to the Global Social Survey conducted by the National Science Foundation, less than 5% of men and 3% of women are unfaithful annually.
|Courtesy: Entre Las Piernas, Spanish Film|
It is wise to consider all views when inferring these statistics since there are many online sources that deliver "shock statistics" just to retrieve an upheaval in reaction on a global platform. It would be nice if statistics on serial monogamy were included, where such relationships encompass partners engaging in a relationship until the next best partner comes along. These serial monogamists spring from one relationship into another without taking respite to address their personal life matters thus granting the common man to fathom how these serial lovers acquire their new fish while busy with their existing