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Here, experts explain this phenomenon and dispel other popular cheating myths.
They're largely satisfied with all they have and aren't looking for a way out, yet they still find themselves in bed with other women—and in hot water with their wives.
But "the reasons the sexes cheat are different," says Orlando.
He explains women are more likely to cheat for emotional satisfaction.
Becoming emotionally invested in another person means you've likely checked out of your marriage.The relationships are usually friendships first." In fact, more than 60% of affairs start at work, according to Focus on the Family.A good idea: Make sure your husband feels more connected to you than to his business partner.Men who cheat haven't fallen out of love; they've become unsatisfied with the current state of it."Cheating usually occurs in the phase of companionate love, when couples begin to settle down, have kids and solidify the life being built together," says clinical psychologist Andra Brosh, Ph D.Orlando, author of Fact #5: Cheaters often get friskier with their wives when affairs begin.