Infidelity statistics teen dating
[10 Surprising Sex Statistics]Numerous factors play a role in infidelity, including money (high earners are more likely to cheat) and the health of the couple's relationship (partners in ill relationships are more likely to stray).But the new study finds that a person's sexual personality is more important than demographic or relationship factors.Both genders cheated at similar levels, the survey revealed: 23 percent of men and 19 percent of the women said they had done something sexual with a third party that could jeopardize their relationship if their partner ever found out.
When people had little concern about the consequences of sex — including pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and being caught Tweeting pictures of your crotch to strangers — they were more likely to step out on their partner.
However, several nationally representative studies in the 1990s put the numbers at about 20 percent to 25 percent of men and 10 percent to 15 percent of women.
In the past five to seven years, however, the cheating gender gap has closed, Mark said, with women cheating at similar rates as men.
If you're worried about, say, marrying a politician because he or she might cheat on you, you might be better off looking at the person's attitudes in bed than his or her day job."We found that some of those demographics were important," Mark said.
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