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Old 09-13-2011, 08:40 AM
 
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Just curious.

Your thoughts?
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:44 AM
 
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I think women are less likely to cheat in general, although our current progress in society with women gaining more independence and power might show otherwise (that's a good thing).

Concerning married vs. non-married, I would only assume married are less likely, but it's hard to quantify something like this.
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:47 AM
 
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A segment of unmarried women have no one to cheat on, so I'm assuming you're not counting them.

My guess is that married women cheat less. I've read figured that something like 50% of married women (and men) have had at least one extramarital affair, so I'm not claiming that married women don't cheat. But all things being equal, I can't imagine why a married woman would be more likely to cheat than a single woman, so my guess is no.
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:50 AM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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Just curious.

Your thoughts?
By definition a single person is a single person. Either you are married or you are not. A single person cannot cheat because there are no VOWS to cheat on. That is what the whole damn thing is about.

Girlfriends, live-ins, fiancees, etc., have nothing to say about their boyfriends seeing other people because THEY AREN'T MARRIED. And vice versa.

The concept of unmarried people having any commitment is a little far-fetched, if you ask me. This is WHY people get married, so they commit to each other for life. i.e. no cheating.

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Old 09-13-2011, 09:07 AM
 
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By definition a single person is a single person. Either you are married or you are not. A single person cannot cheat because there are no VOWS to cheat on. That is what the whole damn thing is about.

Girlfriends, live-ins, fiancees, etc., have nothing to say about their boyfriends seeing other people because THEY AREN'T MARRIED. And vice versa.

The concept of unmarried people having any commitment is a little far-fetched, if you ask me. This is WHY people get married, so they commit to each other for life. i.e. no cheating.

20yrsinBranson
He never mentioned single people, it's common sense that single people can't cheat.

And did you just essentially say that non-married couples can't commit? By that logic, anyone that wants to commit should be married......I should have been married at 20, then.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:07 AM
 
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By definition a single person is a single person. Either you are married or you are not. A single person cannot cheat because there are no VOWS to cheat on. That is what the whole damn thing is about.

Girlfriends, live-ins, fiancees, etc., have nothing to say about their boyfriends seeing other people because THEY AREN'T MARRIED. And vice versa.

The concept of unmarried people having any commitment is a little far-fetched, if you ask me. This is WHY people get married, so they commit to each other for life. i.e. no cheating.

20yrsinBranson
Girlfriends and fiancees may not be married but they can still be in committed relationships. It doesn't mean they are single. Also, you cheat on the person, not just the vows.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:23 AM
 
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By definition a single person is a single person. Either you are married or you are not. A single person cannot cheat because there are no VOWS to cheat on. That is what the whole damn thing is about.

Girlfriends, live-ins, fiancees, etc., have nothing to say about their boyfriends seeing other people because THEY AREN'T MARRIED. And vice versa.

The concept of unmarried people having any commitment is a little far-fetched, if you ask me. This is WHY people get married, so they commit to each other for life. i.e. no cheating.

20yrsinBranson
I was referring to Woman that are in a relationship that are not married.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:44 AM
 
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Unhappy in the relationship women, are more likely to cheat, married or not-doesn't make that much difference.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:45 AM
 
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If you're not married, I'm not sure how it's cheating.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:49 AM
 
Location: Fort Worth, TX
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A segment of unmarried women have no one to cheat on, so I'm assuming you're not counting them.

My guess is that married women cheat less. I've read figured that something like 50% of married women (and men) have had at least one extramarital affair, so I'm not claiming that married women don't cheat. But all things being equal, I can't imagine why a married woman would be more likely to cheat than a single woman, so my guess is no.
50% chance of divorce... 50% chance of being cheated on (and let's hope the 'other lover' didn't have any STIs)... who the hell would get married these days?!?!?
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