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- It is estimated that up to 40% of couples are affected by infidelity, and that in a large majority the man is responsible. Furthermore, it is estimated that around 90% of people never find out about their partner's infidelity and it is one of the main reasons why they continue to do so
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It is estimated that up to 40% of couples are affected by infidelity, and that in a large majority the man is responsible. Furthermore, it is estimated that around 90% of people never find out about their partner's infidelity and it is one of the main reasons why they continue to do so
Many experts believe that infidelity is already established in our culture today, and that social networks have made it much easier, but others claim that science can explain infidelity much better.
Some experts believe that there are three important factors in relation to infidelity: biology, psychology and culture.
Here we will explain the first two. For example, man by nature has more testosterone, therefore people with higher testosterone levels tend to be more unfaithful, but of course that is not an excuse for infidelity through biology.
Regarding the psychological part, some men tend to feel deserving of infidelity. They feel deserving in many cases because of personalities such as narcissism, low self-esteem, impulsiveness, fear of commitment, desire for adventure, and self-destruction.
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Worst of all, much of this behavior comes from a part of our mind called "ego." There are three main parts of our mind: consciousness, the subconscious, and the ego. Here we will explain the ego, which is defined as the person's sense of self-esteem and importance. The biggest problem with the ego is that it is completely unconscious, that is, the person acts without knowing exactly why he is doing it. Many times when man is asked why he is pathologically unfaithful or why can't you be faithful? The answer is almost always: "I don't know." And that is because it is trying to feed the ego, but since the ego is unconscious it is never satisfied, therefore it tends to go on and on without really knowing the reason and some never see the end.
It is easy to assume that couples who have infidelity problems are not happy, but it has been found that more than 50% of men who are unfaithful are happily married. And in summary many experts could agree that infidelity sees a combination of both biological and psychological factors, and rarely just one of these.