The article concludes with 8 recommendations for more informative research to advance understanding of sexual infidelity.
Learn how your relationship can pass even the toughest test.
If you say, "I want our couple-ship to work," stop all contact with the affair partner and stick with it. The person who committed infidelity has to openly admit their wrong doings.
"Now, people have access to dating apps, or they can reconnect with an old flame on Facebook — and some people are surprised that emotional cheating is actually a thing." Many cheating scenarios start innocently and spiral, she adds.
One survey found that 76% of women thought it was cheating to send flirty texts, compared to 59% of men.
This is followed by a discussion of the individual, relationship, and contextual factors that have received systematic attention in attempting to predict infidelity.
Highlights include various demographics, the closing gender gap, cohabitation, religion, and the role of the internet in facilitating infidelity.