What Really Makes A Man Cheat On His Wife Or Partner?

AnnH By AnnH, 4th Apr 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Why men cheat in a relationship? There are various reasons why men cheat in relationships, now lets look at this issue...

What makes men cheat?


Infidelity also known as cheating is a violation of the mutually agreed-upon rules or boundaries of an intimate relationship. Infidelity studies show that men are more likely than women to have a sexual affair, regardless of whether or not they are in a marriage or in a dating relationship. For example fifty United Kingdom divorce lawyers were asked to name the most common causes of their cases in 2003, for most extra marital affairs, 55% said it was usually the husbands and 45% said it was the wives who cheated. Now lets look at this issue:

What really makes a man cheat on his Wife or Partner?

* Men say sex at home is just boring: Men often seek sexual excitement outside of their relationships, because they like to try new things in the bedroom, new positions along with several partners(due to their need for been sexually adventurous).

* Sexual Addiction: Men sometimes have very high sex drives, which might lead eventually to infidelity, at times men are unwilling to admit that they desire a lot of sex from their partners, so they might decide to to seek it elsewhere.

* His partner just isn’t physically attractive anymore: Men often say at times their partners do not make themselves look physically attractive enough for them or that they don’t stimulate or excite them as they use to.

* Men say the thrill of the chase stimulates them: These men are obsessed with sexual opportunity, not sex, they love the idea of a challenge that they will try to obtain the most unavailable or most challenging women.

* Men cheat because they know they can: Men will often cheat on their partners because they know that they will be able to get away with it. They often do this if they have a vulnerable partner that is needy or overly dependent on them.

* He says “I just don’t love my wife anymore“: At times men say that they just don’t love their partners any more, they say the chemistry as gone, that there is no more sexual attraction.

* Men say they cheat to get even: At times men cheat specifically to hurt or get-back at his partner or wife. This individual chooses to cheat so that he can hurt or spite his partner, without any consideration for his partners feelings.

* Men often want to prove to themselves that they “still got it“: At times some men will try to prove their self worth by cheating on his partner, this might be due to his low self esteem, he wants to prove he “still got it”.

* Men will cheat if they are not getting enough sex at home: Men say they cheat at times, due to lack of sexual activity in their relationships, so they seek this elsewhere.

* Men say it hard to say no, to women who make offers: Men sometimes meet women who offer themselves to them, men say its hard to turn down such opportunities, if it presents itself.

Men will cheat for various reasons, perhaps due to their low self esteem. Men were never really socialize in similar ways like women were. As women we were taught to speak about our feelings and to seek intimate relationships in order to better understand ourselves, Unfortunately men were never really taught how to properly express what they are feeling with their partners in their relationships. Hence they cheat to satisfy their unfulfilled emotional needs. If you wish to add more reasons as to why men cheat, feel free to add them to your comments, thanks for reading…

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Cheating, Cheating Husbands, Cheating Partners, Male Ego, Relationships, Why Men Cheat

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author avatar Delicia Powers
4th Apr 2011 (#)

Men cheat because they are afraid to open thier heart and let true love in...

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author avatar Denise O
4th Apr 2011 (#)

Well, my daughter and I were talking about this subject just the other night on the phone. She said "Mama, if a man wants another, he should just go to her and not hurt the woman he left behind.". I could not agree more. I give no one a excuse for cheating. It is mean and just plain wrong to do, in my opinion. Thank you for sharing.:)

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author avatar Natalie
5th Apr 2011 (#)

Yes, he should just go and not hurt the woman he left behind. But there is a catch there. The woman, for one, won't let him leave her so easily. Two, don't be sure the guy wants to leave either. He would want to have the best of both - taking into account the guy's insecurity.

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author avatar Rathnashikamani
4th Apr 2011 (#)

Stupendous observations.

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author avatar Natalie
6th Apr 2011 (#)

Thank you. We human beings have a typical way of complicating lives for ourselves.

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author avatar AnnH
5th Apr 2011 (#)

Thanks Guys for your comments.

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author avatar Susie
1st May 2011 (#)

Men cheat because there are quite a lot of woman who throw themselves at them and the men are easily led. My guy cheated and he had all the sex he could ever want, every which way but loose. I am sexy, attractive willing to try most things he wanted and STILL he cheated with a woman who couldnt hold a candle to me body or facial wise. The b'stard i sent him on his way for good even though i am stilk hurting. I will get over him but i dont want another man in my life at this moment in time, its all too fresh!

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author avatar Jeep Rove
12th Apr 2015 (#)

The man will cheat with the opposite of what their mate is

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author avatar AnnH
30th May 2011 (#)

Thanks Susie for your comment.

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author avatar Patricia
2nd Aug 2011 (#)

My partner left his wife for me and then waited over a year for us to be together, he had pursued me for years and then recently I found out that he had physically cheated with one woman and had had emotional texts with another. He says it's because he's in turmoil due to his family etc ( children not talking to him ) and that he can't involve me in that so just got drunk one night and slept with someone else - I still have no idea why a man who waited for so long then goes and messes it all up !

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author avatar Jeep Rove
12th Apr 2015 (#)

What you forgot was he left someone to get you... He who dose to one... Will do the same hurt to another... Also you were a challenge in the beginning for this self absorbed baby

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author avatar Marcellus Alexander
3rd May 2013 (#)

You listed a lot of the excuses men give to justify their desire to cheat. But none of them are true. Women need to understand this one thing right here - MEN CHEAT BECAUSE THEY WANT TO. You all waste a lot of time trying to figure out "why" men cheat and if there is validity to their reasons. Women fall for the game of blame shifting.

Bottom line ladies, we cheat because at that moment we don't care what you think, what you feel, what you want, what you love or anything else. We care about what WE want.

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author avatar Jeep Rove
12th Apr 2015 (#)

That's true that's why its important ladies to be mind strong. I can't tell you how this website is to open take care

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author avatar AnnH
4th May 2013 (#)

Men will always have a reason for the things they do, CHEATING is no exception, after all men are not programmed to function like robots.

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