Surprise! Women cheat as much or more than do men

Article here. Why polyamory/polysexuality isn't the norm, dunno. Seems silly people keep pretending. Excerpt:

'It's  something we want to have to face, talk about, or even consider. But the truth is that, even in the happiest marriages, affairs can happen. Maybe it’s a close relationship with a coworker that goes too far during a long night at the office. Or an unexpected dalliance on a vacation with friends. Or maybe, it’s a longer-running situation, with one or both parties turning to each other to fill a physical or emotional void left unfilled by their spouses. The fact of the matter is that infidelity is not surprising. What is surprising is, however, is who’s doing the cheating.

“We have this idea socially that men are cheaters, all men are susceptible to cheating, men are dogs, right?” says Alicia M. Walker, an associate professor of sociology at Missouri State University. “But the data tells a very different story”

Walker is the author of The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: Power, Pragmatism, and Pleasure in Women’s Infidelity. She was inspired to write the book after coming across a number of stories on infidelity. “I saw a study that said some 90 percent of people who cheat never leave their spouse,” she says. “And I feel like, that’s not what we hear about. We hear about people cheating and then the marriage breaking up. Then I saw another study that some high 80 percent of folks never get caught cheating and that number is even higher if you’re a woman. So that really got me thinking like, ‘Something is going on here besides what I think is going on here.’ Because we sort of have this social idea that if you’re cheating you’re always going to get caught eventually.”'

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