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Why Men Cheat on Their Wives -The Real Reasons!

Updated on June 29, 2009

Why Men Cheat on Their Wives

Why Men Cheat on Their Wives - The Real Reasons!
Why Men Cheat on Their Wives - The Real Reasons!

Why Men Cheat on their wives is an aged long question that so many woman have been dying to find an answer to.  As a man, and someone that has been on both sides of the fence I must say there is no definitive answer to that question, and that is probably why it is so frustrating to so many women.

Cheating men is not something new, and neither is cheating women for that matter but I’ll save that for another article.

In this article I am going to shed some light on the topic of why men cheat on their wives from what I have seen and experienced in my life firsthand. 

Ladies, I am going to take the liberty of apologizing before you read some of these reasons, because I know you are not going to like what you are about to read.  Despite my honesty on the matter, I am also almost certain that these answers will not end your quest to find that one definitive answer that you are looking for.

So here we go, below you will find some of the absolute reasons why men cheat on their wives!

Self Gratification - There are many men that need to fulfill their narcissistic nature by selfishly stepping out on their relationship in order to meet their personal needs.  I actually had a friend that had an insatiable sexual desire and in his words, “his wife would never be able to satisfy those needs!”  Sounds crazy, but true story!

Think they are not hurting anyone - Not hurting anyone!  I know, I know, but it’s the way a lot of men think. If their wife doesn’t find out about it, then it’s not hurting her.  Well, what most men that keep up their cheating ways find out is that the truth usually comes to light at some point.  And guess who always gets hurt?

Unhappy in Marriage – A marriage is a mutual agreement between two people and the truth is sometimes that agreement is not upheld and things start to be taken for granted.  In the case where the wife stops doing the little things and takes her husband for granted, a husband may attach himself to someone else willing to give him that attention we all need. It’s not right, but it is how it happens!

Peer Pressure – Many men like to convey a macho image around their friends, and their usually is that one friend that outs that pressure on a man to “pursue” that that co-worker that is showing interest! Surprisingly enough, so many men crumble to that “manly” pressure that’s that! Shameful, but once again true!

Opportunity – It has been stated that the better looking your man is, the more likely he is to cheat at some point.  Why? Well, the more times he is confronted with the temptation, the more chances he has to cheat.  Its simple math, so combine all the factors above with so many opportunities, and sometimes that perfect storm comes along and crumbles even the strongest will.

If you would like to read several more reason and in depth explanations, please visit why men cheat on their wives. 

I would love to hear your view and opinion on this topic.  It is provoking, but it does need to be talked about.  Good Luck!

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