Affair and Cheating

Extramarital affairs are as old as marriage itself is. However, having an affair and cheating are two marginally different things, and the reasons why a man may have an affair or cheat and the reasons why a woman would have an affair and/or cheat her spouse are very different. In many marriages, a spouse having an affair turns out to be ‘a marriage stabiliser’.
When people talk about cheating, they usually refer to physical infidelity; however, do we know that it is emotional cheating that causes more pain and destroys relationships? Browse our Affair and Cheating category to know the real reasons why men and women have an affair and cheat their spouses.

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