Both men and women are more likely to cheat on their spouses the more economically dependent they are on them, according to a new study. Munsch, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut. People don't like to feel dependent on another person.
I mean, once a cheater, always a cheater, right? It is a very common belief that someone who cheats once is bound to do it over and over again; however, the reality is that not everyone who cheats is equally likely to repeat this behavior in the future. Let me first say that research has indeed shown that cheating is often a recurring pattern of behavior.
In the beginning, your wife was charming and quite appealing. You had no problems with intimacy in your relationship. Your wife couldn't keep her hands off of you. You felt desired, cherished and loved.
In this article I want to focus on one particular aspect of recovering from an affair : punishing the offending partner. Because punishment can slow the recovery process, thereby extending the pain you are working so hard to reduce. In the early stages of recovery, dishing out punishment seems to provide the injured party a semblance of control after feeling profoundly powerless, helpless, and deeply wounded.
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But there are some questions about this data, which is largely self-reported. Do respondents to the surveys used by social scientists lie? And do the numbers on who gets caught align with the numbers of cheating?