"My first husband cheated on me with a childhood friend," says Diane* from New York City.
"His family was close to her family, so they never lost touch." Intimacy expert Mary Jo Rapini explains, "A lot of women think that all cheating women are floozies—not true.
While they're fulfilled in some areas, like being a provider, the romance may be missing.
"We more often think of women complaining about a lack of romance, but men feel it, too," says Dr. "They frequently suffer in silence, believing they can't get what they want from their spouses." To avoid this in your marriage, plan nights out together, set aside time for sex and discuss hopes and dreams—not just workdays and your son's last soccer game. Cheaters don't generally pick up random women in bars.
There ARE quality single people out there looking for relationships.Loving your partner and being loved back despite the ugliness is by far the most romantic aspect of being with someone.At the end of the day, it’s all about feeling good and being comfortable with each other without having to change who you are at heart. Here, experts explain this phenomenon and dispel other popular cheating myths. They're largely satisfied with all they have and aren't looking for a way out, yet they still find themselves in bed with other women—and in hot water with their wives.