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Is Infidelity As Rampant As The Media Makes It Seem?

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Infidelity is all over the news, but is it as common in real life? John Gray has the scoop.

We hear about it almost every day. Some Hollywood celebrity or Washington politician has cheated on his poor, unsuspecting wife. Sometimes as many as 14 accusers come forward alleging affairs, as was the case with golf great Tiger Woods. But is infidelity really as rampant as the media makes it seem, or is it just a ploy to sell tabloid magazines? Adultery: Why Tiger Cheated

In this video, bestselling author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus and YourTango Expert Dr. John Gray addresses this very question. "I'm happy to answer this question," says Dr. Gray, "because so much of the time we hear that so many people are cheating on their spouses, and this is not the case. Certainly it occurs, and certainly some of those statistics may be accurate, but in most cases, people are cheating once they've realized the relationship isn't working."

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