Between 20-40% of married people in the US admit to having had an extramarital affair.
Women are just as likely as men to cheat,
and the reasons they do it are often very different.
Men are more likely to cheat for sexual gratification,
while women are more likely to cheat for emotional satisfaction.
Affairs often start at the office,
with nearly 1/3 of affairs beginning at work.
An affair is often a way to end a marriage,
with nearly 60% of affairs leading to divorce.
Affairs are often motivated by a desire for revenge,
with nearly 1/3 of affairs being motivated by a desire to get back at a partner.
The vast majority of affairs are never discovered by the partner, with only about 10% of affairs being found out.
Affairs often have a major impact on
with nearly half of all affairs resulting in at least one divorce.
the lives of those involved,
Affairs are often very short-lived,
with the average affair lasting only about 6 months.
Affairs can have a lasting impact on the lives of those involved,
even after they end.