How common is having an affair?
In fact, when it comes to purely sexual infidelity, the average occurrence across studies is around 20% of all couples. However, this rate increases to around a third of couples when you include emotional infidelity. An affair is generally a sign things arent right with someones relationship.
Does everyone have thoughts of cheating?
It is perfectly normal to have straying eyes and thoughts after you have been in a long-term relationship for some time, Shane Birkel, LMFT, tells Bustle. There is nothing wrong with thinking about cheating. Taking action on those thoughts is something that can drastically change your life though.
Extramarital affairs, or adultery wont just ruin your social reputation but also harm your mental and emotional health.
Why do affairs usually end?
Affairs usually end in one of three ways: divorce and remarriage, divorce and relationship loss, or the recommitment to the relationship that was betrayed.
Can an affair Be love?
A love affair is about that initial “in love” feeling, that point in a relationship when someone is blinded to the other persons flaws. By its very nature, a love affair prolongs those feelings of infatuation. People engaged in an affair spend little “real” time together.