Uncovering the Top 5 Reasons Why People Cheat: Insights from a Relationship Expert
In the world of dating and relationships, infidelity is a topic that always seems to spark controversy and heated debate.
As a matchmaker and relationship expert, I’ve seen my fair share of cheating scandals – and let me tell you, it’s never a pretty sight. But why do people cheat? Is it simply a matter of opportunity, or are deeper issues at play?
According to a study by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 15% of wives and 25% of husbands admitted to engaging in extramarital sex. But why do these numbers exist?
Here are my top 5 reasons why someone might cheat:
Lack of emotional satisfaction in the relationship: If someone feels emotionally disconnected from their partner, they may seek out someone who can fulfill their emotional needs.
Boredom: Sometimes, the spark in a relationship can fizzle out, leading to feelings of boredom and a desire for something new and exciting.
Revenge: If someone feels wronged by their partner, they may cheat as a form of retaliation.
Low self-esteem: People with low self-esteem may cheat to feel desirable and boost their confidence.
Addiction to the thrill of the chase: Some people may cheat simply because they enjoy the thrill of the chase and the excitement of a new relationship.
It’s important to note that these reasons are not excuses for infidelity but rather explanations for why it may occur. No matter the reason, cheating can cause immense pain and heartache for all involved.
So, how can we build a healthy and strong relationship?
Communication is key. It’s important to keep the lines of communication open and to address any issues that may arise in the relationship. Trust and respect are also crucial components of a healthy relationship. Additionally, it’s important to maintain a sense of independence and to continue to nurture our own interests and passions.
If you’re struggling with infidelity or any other relationship issues, don’t hesitate to reach out for help. My team and I at Match Me Canada are here to support you. Book a date and relationship 1-hour call with me today, and let’s work together to build the healthy and strong relationship that you deserve. “
Rebecca Cooper Traynor,
Match Me Canada