It is not uncommon to come across married men having a relationship with another woman. Perhaps it has been happening in the past also and will continue to happen in future too. Also I am not implying that Married Women don’t cheat: please see Why Married Women Cheat and have Extra Marital Affair.
Not just the celebrities like films stars, industrialists, politicians, sportsmen, authors but the common man also is also having extra marital affairs or just flings.
It may just start with an innocent friendship or even an acquaintance and one day cross the line over to extramarital relationship. It may also be called by other names such as infidelity, adultery or even cheating on the spouse.
While the wife may accept or even tolerate once in a while a hug or even a kiss with other woman but may threaten the sanctity of the existing relationship or marriage if it happens too often. If the meetings, interactions or kissing progresses farther to more intimate kind of relationship it is sure to ruin the marriage or primary relationship.
There have been numerous surveys which have been carried out to measure the rate of extramarital cases among the couples but rather than going into the statistics suffice it would be say that the reported infidelity hovers around 13 % with the peak of 20% occurring for couples in their 40s. Read more