Start Dating infidelity statistics

Dating infidelity statistics

For instance, one common statistic I hear thrown out there is that 50 percent of relationships involve infidelity.

General Social Surveys conducted in 19 showed that a mere 1.5% of married people reported having had a sexual partner other than their spouse in the year before the survey (Smith, 1991), and less than 3% of Choi, Catania, and Dolcini’s (1994) sample had engaged in EM sex in the previous 12 months.

In a 1993 probability sample that included 1194 married adults, 1.2% had EM sex in the last 30 days, 3.6% had EM sex in the last year, and 6.4% had EM sex in the last 5 years (Leigh, Temple, & Trocki, 1993).

"It's different to the US where cheating on your wife is seen as very bad, by the wife, the cheater and the whole community.