Adultery is not a ground for divorce in jurisdictions which have adopted a no-fault divorce model.
In some societies and among certain religious adherents, adultery may affect the social status of those involved, and may result in social ostracism.
So just how easy is cheating online for men compared to women?
To what abysmal lows will people stoop to steal another person’s partner?
For the last month, I’ve posed as 40 fake people to find out how the Internet makes infidelity easier to commit and harder to detect.
I’ve brushed shoulders with total creeps, hopeless romantics, probable sex addicts, and everyone in between.
Among female cheaters, 57% said they felt love for the man with whom they were having an affair.
But in fairly stark contrast only 27% of the men surveyed said they loved their mistress.
In one survey, Undercover Lovers, a UK-based extramarital dating site, surveyed 4,000 of its members, approximately 2,000 men and 2,000 women, about their cheating habits.Robert never asked her about work or what she was worried about or felt like doing.She was no longer attracted to him, and they rarely spent time alone together. He'd been at the law firm longer than Sharon and showed her the ropes.Adultery often incurred severe punishment, usually for the woman and sometimes for the man, with penalties including capital punishment, mutilation, or torture.Such punishments have gradually fallen into disfavor, especially in Western countries from the 19th century.Instead, she threw her energy into raising the children and her job as a paralegal. They would discuss complicated cases, and Sharon found his enthusiasm engaging.They'd grab coffee together, and soon coffee became lunch, and lunch led to phone calls and e-mails as their conversations went from professional to deeply personal.In most Western countries, adultery itself is no longer a criminal offense, but may still have legal consequences, particularly in divorce cases.For example, in fault-based family law jurisdictions, adultery almost always constitutes a ground for divorce and may be a factor in property settlement, the custody of children, the denial of alimony, etc.It Takes Two to Tango Most studies suggest that somewhere from 10 to 20 percent of men and women in marriages and other committed monogamous relationships will cheat on their partner at some point.While cultural stereotypes inform us that it's mostly men who cheat on their wives or girlfriends and not the other way around, clinical research concretely details that And the Survey Says...