2. Men may no longer be physically attracted to the women they have married. This is often given as the excuse if the wife has put on weight, stopped dressing up or simply aged. This is really a double standard but remember men respond to visual images more than women, so looks do count.
3. Reality of relationships including the humdrum of typical life, the pressure of bills and finances and the need to always have something to do for the family can also create a desire for the guy to be "wild and crazy again". A quick fling is often seen as a diversion from their real life.
More from YourTango: Is It Possible To Have A “Good” Breakup With A Difficult Partner?
Regardless of why people cheat it is devastating to many relationships. Communicating, staying interested in each other's happiness and pleasure as well as finding time to just have fun together are simple ways to help prevent cheating from becoming an issue in your relationship.
More from YourTango: 4 Reasons Why Good Girls Like Bad Boys
Do you have these beliefs about your relationship? Sherry Gaba LCSW, Psychotherapist, Life & Recovery Coach is featured Celebrity Rehab on VH1. Sherry is the author of “The Law of Sobriety” which uses the law of attraction to recover from any addiction. Please download your free E books at www.sherrygaba.com Contact Sherry for webinars, teleseminars, coaching packages and speaking engagements. Listen to Sherry on “A Moment of Change with Sherry Gaba” on CBS Radio. Are you a Love Addict? Take Sherry's quiz for a free eBook Filling the Empty Heart: 5 Keys to Transforming Love Addiction. Stop Attracting Damaged Relationships - Get the Love You Truly Deserve! Free Coaching Session http://www.sherrygaba.com/offers/group