Male Myth: A Happy Marriage Means You Won't Be Tempted
It's not the temptation that signals a problem, it's the giving into it. "Every guy faces temptations, no matter how healthy and strong his relationship with his wife is," says Parrott. A loving relationship can't protect against flirtatious co-workers or attractive acquaintances, but men do have the ability to control their urges. Parrott suggests that men (and women, too) keep pictures of their significant others and families in their offices, on their cell phones, or in their wallets, to remind themselves and others of their commitment.