Infidelity is an emotionally and financially devastating thing to experience in marriage. Being cheating on is always hard to recover from, even for couples who are not married. Reasons for cheating vary in nature as much as the individuals in relationships do, but views of cheating have changed drastically over the years.

At one time, people held the view that a cheating spouse wasn't getting what he or she "needed" at home. Most people now realize and accept that cheating is the responsibility of the cheater alone.


1. Feeling Unfulfilled

A feeling of being unloved or unfulfilled is a common motivation to cheat. The cheater feels like the spark in the relationship is gone. Sometimes these feelings manifest as fear that the relationship has failed and the cheating partner worries that he or she is missing out on finding "the one" by staying in the current relationship.

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