“Having an affair have nothing to do with intelligence,” these were the words of Robert Weiss, a director of sexual disorder programs. If you think an affair in terms of emotional needs which it meets, you will feel special, desired and important. Just because you are intellectually bright, focused and engaged, it does not mean that emotionally you are able to cope at the same level.
Most people believe that famous celebrities tend to cheat more than non-famous people. However, this is not the case, because non-famous individuals do not have people who can be checking them constantly. There are a number of reason which makes an average American to go astray.
Celebrities: There are just human beings like us
Many people forget that celebrities are human like us. The only difference they have is the level of public exposure. High profile athletes, politicians and celebrities when get caught cheating, they make headlines on the news because they are people of high profile.
Nobody will care when an average golfer cheat on his wife, since there is none who care about some guys in a local country club. That does not mean that celebrities do not have higher levels of temptation. With the fame and success which they have, they are more accessible to people. Many sociologists explained that many famous people are exposed to element in their lives which can make them easily cheat.
Power, money and sex they are very closely related. When you are rich, famous and have power most people will be around you in order to share a piece of “cake.” According to a recent survey of 17 students, 8 believed that most celebrities cheat because they want the constant excitement to feed their busy lifestyles.
The other nine believed that people make a big deal out of a famous person who has cheated simply, because they are celebrities not because they are more likely to cheat. You cannot generally expect them to be promiscuous and morally depraved.
Risk takers: some want to cheat in order to have that experience
For some people cheating may not be caused by something unfulfilled emotionally but cheating can be another risk taken to get a thrill. Every person has a biological set point for how much sensation and stimuli get her or him excited. People approach the world in different ways depending on how their brain functions.
Individuals who are risk taker, they will manage their risk differently than those people who are cautious. They are more prone to gamble, high speed driving and cheat. However, those people who do not take risks are careful, cautious and methodical are less likely.
Risk takers believed that they like the thrill of having multiple affairs because they are not forced to share every detail of their personal life. Sometimes they are only having fun and you do not know their secret and also they do not know yours.
Therefore, even though some risk taker may be in a happy relationship, they might not be getting enough stimuli from their relationship. Hence, they ended up cheating in order to get their excitement.
Most people do it because they think that they will never get caught and it satisfies their immediate need or curiosity. However, for those who are seeking for a particular need, their reason of cheating may be emotional based rather than curiosity.
Unmatched love maps: makes people to have less interest in one another
The most common reason why a spouse may cheat is because his or her partner is not fulfilling an expectation. Therefore, they get an opportunity to look for this fulfillment elsewhere. Those people who are risk oriented are more likely to take this action while still in their relationship compared to those who do not take risks.
People who might not have dreamt of cheating can also find themselves having an affair and they might not understand how they ended up in that mess. Sometimes you may be comfortable with your marriage and you do not want to end it. However, you might be unhappy and the only way of getting back your happiness is by cheating.
Even if one area of your relationship is not fulfilled it can lead a person to cheat. And when a person is mismatched with a wrong partner, there is a higher possibility that the relationship would not last.
There are many factors which can make your partner to cheat. The list can be endless but the major ones are discussed above. However, the best thing is to prevent your partner from cheating by taking the necessary measures when you see any sign that he/ she will cheat.