Why Do Women Cheat?

YourTango Expert Marina Pearson says it's usually one of three reasons.

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If you've ever caught your significant other cheating, you know: the pain is unbearable. So how do you know why someone has an affair instead of resolving the issues directly in our relationships? If so, help is on the way.


In this video, divorce coach and YourTango Expert Marina Pearson says that it comes down to one of three reasons. One of these reasons is communication breakdown. "As women, we love to talk, we love to be listened to," she says. "For example, if there was at any point any communication breakdown, it now becomes a question of whether or not the resentment and anger builds up inside her." Most likely, she'll turn to a man who will listen to her.

Want to learn more? Check out the video above!