Category Archives: Infidelity

Causes of Infidelity

The causes of infidelity and affairs, online or off, are complex; they are never as simple as the justifications of cheaters to rationalize their behavior. Statements such as, “My wife isn’t interested in me anymore,” “She has gained so much … Continue reading

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Adultery’s Impact on a Divorce Settlement

Today adultery rarely has an impact on the distribution of marital assets – except in cases of dissipation, that is, where one spouse uses marital assets to support the extra-marital relationship (for example, the straying husband who supports his mistress … Continue reading

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About Infidelity

Infidelity is as old as Adam, but how society perceives infidelity has changed. As society has become more civilized, individual rights have played a large part in how infidelity is dealt with inside the marriage relationship. Infidelity reportedly happens in … Continue reading

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Emotional Affairs on the Rise

Emotional affairs, those nonphysical and nonsexual liaisons that so often blossom in the office, are on the rise because people have more opportunities to connect with more people outside of their marriage. Of course, the Internet makes constant connection a … Continue reading

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Surviving Infidelity: Living with a Cheating Spouse

At one time, marital infidelity and adultery were fairly easy terms to define. In the recent past most people would have said that terms like infidelity and affairs simply referred to relationships existing “outside of a marriage that involved some … Continue reading

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Facts and Statistics About Infidelity

Given the secretive nature of infidelity, exact figures about cheating and extra-marital affairs are nearly impossible to establish, but listed below are some of the most well supported facts about cheating. Some 30 to 60 percent of all married individuals … Continue reading

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After a Spouse Commits Adultery

Nearly a quarter to half of divorces involve adultery, according to the Kinsey Institute, and about 25 percent of men and 15 percent of women commit adultery during their marriages. Saving a marriage after an affair challenges both the unfaithful … Continue reading

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Adultery and Divorce

Adultery is extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with a marriage. Though all states now offer a no-fault ground for divorce, meaning proving fault is not required to obtain a divorce, in some jurisdictions, proof of adultery is still … Continue reading

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Affairs Can Cost Money in Divorce

Affairs sometimes lead to negotiated settlements that make marital misconduct very expensive. In no-fault states, where people divorce without having to prove specific reasons the marriage failed, courts don’t consider marital misconduct. Affairs there do not matter much. Financial awards … Continue reading

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Discovering an Affair

Affairs are one of the most heart-wrenching experiences a married couple endures. They devastate marriages, but if both partners are serious about reconciliation, it is possible to restore the marriage. An affair devastates a marriage because it shakes the foundations … Continue reading

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