"It's like going down the street looking in windows.Once you look, you might buy."That seemed to be the goal of a guy named Ray.* Nicole*, 29, says she tried Tinder since everyone was talking about it, and came across Ray, who seemed cool and well-educated.While they've come up with some good leads, there's no one thing we can point to that signals doom for an otherwise happy relationship.Credit Donkey was interested in just how often men and women are stretching the boundaries, so we gathered up 23 statistics on infidelity that will knock your socks off."Exploring online is a known gateway to experimentation," says Dr.Pepper Schwartz, love and relationship expert for AARP and Life Reimagined.Men and women are as different as night and day but when it comes to infidelity, both sides are susceptible to temptation. If you think infidelity runs rampant among men, guess again. Women tend to cheat less, with only 15% acknowledging an affair in a current or previous relationship. Marital discord often leads to infidelity but in at least one study, 56% of husbands who admitted to cheating said that they were happy with their marriages overall. What percentage of cheating wives say their marriage is happy? Intelligence has also been linked to a tendency to cheat.
Additionally, while every state is now a no-fault divorce state, marital misconduct can still be considered in some situations.'s article on "Tinder and the Dawn of the Dating Apocalypse" came out and almost shut the Internet down with gems like, "It's like ordering Seamless.But you're ordering a person." Married people were feeling all smug and relieved until they got to the part about how many people on Tinder are not actually single: Global Web Index found that a full 30 percent of Tinder users are married, 12 percent are in a relationship, and the majority of those dishonest users are men.” Certainly,” she says, “this is true of cheating spouses. The most courageous things a person can do in a marriage is say ‘we have a problem.'” As someone who works with divorcing couples, Puhn says it is possible, but difficult, for a marriage to stay together once a betrayal is revealed.“To most people, a marriage with a betrayer is not a marriage,” she says.“The weak person wants both the stability of their spouse, plus the excitement of the affair,” says Laurie Puhn, a private practice divorce law and mediation attorney from Manhattan as well as the author of Instant Persuasion: How to Change Your Words to Change Your Life.