10 Facts About Affairs

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Can you spot a husband prone to infidelity? If he's unhappy with his wife, he'll cheat, right? Not necessarily. Here are some facts about adultery.


1
A 2011 study found that in half of the patients admitted to the hospital for fractured penises, they occurred during an affair.

2
More than 60% of affairs start at work.

3
Women tend to cheat for emotional satisfaction. Men cheat more from sexual motivation.

4
Infidelity is not the leading cause of divorce. While an affair can destroy a marriage, the main reason for divorce is money.

5
Over 50% of marriages survive infidelity.

6
In one study, 56% of men who cheated said they were in very happy marriages; only 34% of women said the same.

7
Many people are attracted to a partner's friend.

8
Business trips are the most common settings for infidelity.

9
Boredom was the reason 71% of men in a national study cheated and 49% of women cheated.

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Adultery is illegal in 23 states, though it is rarely ever enforced. The punishment ranges from a $10 fine to life imprisonment.