The answer to “why do people cheat?”, unlike popular belief, is not always ‘the other person’. People wonder if there are any good reasons to cheat, but it’s difficult to say if there are any, unless the relationship you’re currently in is abusive. In most cases, cheating may feel good for some time, but more than one person suffers through your actions.
What is infidelity? The dictionary meaning of the word is ‘the action or state of being unfaithful to a spouse or other sexual partner’. So infidelity happens when a partner cheats in a marriage or a sexual relationship with any other partner. But in the modern era, thanks to the onslaught of the internet, infidelity has taken various forms and is not confined to cheating through physical relationships only.
So with time, the whole definition of infidelity has changed although it continues to be a very common issue among partners. Statistics show that in India 10 out of 7 women cheat on their spouses because they are so bored with their relationships. According to another survey, 76% of Indian women and 61% of men say that infidelity is not a sin or is immoral.
Bonobology brings to you India’s take on infidelity and cheating – both the macro and the micro perspectives.
Ever had an experience where you felt like the air was pumped out of your stomach? A terrible feeling, isn’t it? That’s how being cheated on feels like. Only very few things in a relationship hurt as much as experiencing betrayal from your partner, and then, falling out of love after infidelity. When infidelity happens, it leaves us feeling confused, inadequate, and instigates self-doubt. It also leaves you with a lot of questions such as: Can cheating make you fall out of love? Is falling out of love after infidelity necessary? How do you do that if love for your spouse is still sitting at the bottom of your heart? Is marriage never the same after infidelity?
A hunch isn’t good enough to confront your partner about infidelity. What you need is concrete proof – proof that free spy apps for cheaters can fetch. The virtual world will come to your aid as a last resort when you’re fed up with your other half cheating behind your back. We say last resort because only 1% of situations warrant an invasion of privacy.
“What? Depression after cheating on someone? Like that’s even real!” scoffed some members of my girl gang. After experiencing and witnessing tons of heartbreaks since high school, it was not easy for any of them to digest the ‘concept’. They felt that being cheated on is the worst feeling ever, and that’s why only the …
There can be nothing more devastating in a relationship than being cheated upon. Betrayal by one’s partner can cause pain, hurt, embarrassment and rage, but after you have processed your emotions, the big question still looms large – when to walk away after infidelity and more importantly, is it even worth staying on in the relationship. We help you find the answer