We have had some memorable martial affairs in our time, Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Tiger woods’ come to mind. Affairs that had us glued to the television to figure out the reasons behind the affairs.
Though they are all powerful men and get tempted at a level that most men may not experience, martial affairs is still a major issue in a lot of marriages.
An affair is a devastating experience and when a man has affair by cheating on his wife. This can leave her crush and distraught, causing her to wonder to herself what would make him cheat, and why do men have affairs.
Some men have affairs due to not be sexually satisfied in their current relationship. This can be because the frequency has decreased, boredom, or because his wife is simply unable to fulfill his desires. This void can cause men to have affairs.
Contrary to popular belief, sex is not the main reason that men cheat. Though it is true that due to our ancestors there is some biological truth to men having a desire for multiple partners, we have come to a point that most men are capable of controlling such desires.
There is a certain thrill for the taboo or forbidden, A thrill that gets your blood rushing and adds excitement to your life. For a person that has little to no excitement in their life the thrill of an affair can be alluring.
The first few months of passion at the start of a relationship that most long term relationships no longer have, or the feeling of being attractive to another person that is not your significant other can be powerful.
This feeling of excitement is especially powerful for men going through a mid life crisis and need a distraction that they are not finding at home.
Men have egos, if you met a man that claims he doesn’t then you are looking into the eyes of a liar.
Sometimes a new woman can boost a man ego by making him feel attractive, by making him feel like a man, making him feel some feeling that his spouse no longer does.
The man gets addicted to the feeling the new woman gives his ego and through those feelings an affair can bloom.
Though there are multiple reasons for a man having an affair, all the issues will boil down to happiness. He is not happy with the current status of the relationship.
An unhappy man in a relationship is a dangerous thing because most men tend to hide their feelings even from their spouse so as not to seem vulnerable. It is not until the affair happens that she realizes something was wrong.
The feeling of unhappiness can because of sex, lack of excitement, feeling unappreciated, etc. This is why it is important that his spouse be attentive from an early stage.
So as to pick up on signs of unhappiness and to approach him about it. This way she nips it in the bud early and avoids any future problems like an affair.