ANSWERS: 90
  • If you are speaking about cheating in a relationship, I would say that men cheat more often than women. If you mean who cheats in general, I think they are equal.
  • Men. Women attach to men, they gather the best one. Men are born hunters, it's the primordial thrill.
  • In relationships the blokes out-score the women unfortunately.
  • I would say that, still, more men cheat than women, but, sadly, women are catching up. So much for equality? do women really need to be equal in sleaze?
  • I reckon women are just more discreet about it. Often women know the man they are sleeping with is married or in a relationship, so if they are still able to do it then I think they are just as able to cheat. It comes down to the same thing as promiscuous men being players while the women are stigmatised. It will worse for a woman if people thought she was a cheat.
  • thanks to the feminist moment, sex and the city reruns and the recognizing the power of a set of fake boobs, i'd say it's evened out now...but then i'd be lying women are the front runner, they just get away with it more, since you can never win an arguement with one.....they'll cheat and you'll somehow end up being to blame and apoligizing.
  • I think it's equal.
  • I think its equal, how ever I think the better question would be whose most likely to get caught at cheating & its usually the men, lol.
  • i would say men, as i think figures prove that men are capable of having an emotionless fling rather than a higher percentage of women want emotions in their relationship, hence they don't get what they want out of a fling
  • I honestly think this would be close if a survey was done.
  • i think it's the one with the treacherous heart
  • Men. The instincts are harder to control with us than it is with women. We put the sword in the sheath (so to speak). It's ingrained in us to be the pro-active ones, the hunters.
  • Based on personal experience I would say women, I think it's because they get hit on a lot more often than men and therefore have more temptation put on them
  • I don't know. It often seems like women have more oppurtunity - in the past when men have chatted me up a lot of them didn't seem particularly put off by me saying I had a boyfriend (mind you some of them weren't put off when I said I was a lesbian, but there you go...) I think when women cheat they tend to have extra sexual relationships alongside the first one, whereas men seem more likely to have strings of of one nighters. But on balance, I guess it's probably equal.
  • "Men".. because of a biological imperative to sow our oats ;)
  • Id say a mixture of both i dont think theres a predudice
  • who cares for the cheating scumbags
  • Well, maybe men feel like its their perogative to do so and in many cultures its encouraged so I would have to say its more likely that its the men.
  • now days its hard to say. Everybody doing a little dibbin and dabbin
  • Most studies show men cheat more than women...however the gap has been closing in recent years.
  • nope, according to any study you read men cheat more
  • Probably not, women are just better at not getting caught.
  • I don't actually think that anyone should break it down into who cheats more. The point is that if you are cheating on someone you probably were wanting or trying to find a way out of the relationship anyway. But I actually figure that men do cheat more.
  • I am a women...and I have NEVER cheated in a relationship.
  • There is never anyway of knowing with any degree of certainty.
  • Both of them
  • It's 50/50 in my opinion
  • It takes two to tango.
  • Bitto:
  • I believe it is equal.
  • A guy would probably cheat before a woman would. I've said this before, but men have two main organs that make decisions for them and only enough blood to work one at a time.
  • Both are equal to cheat, no one can really say women cheat more than men or men cheat more than women, because thats not true, everybody is equal alike to cheat.
  • This is a great, loaded question. I'm not sure we will ever know for sure, but in the mean time here is a funny article from "The Sun" in Britain that "proves" that women cheat WAY MORE often than men. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article77126.ece
  • A women. But a man is more likely to get caught.
  • I'm suprised to hear that women cheat more. I know I hear about men more often. Women must be more careful about It. I was married to my first for 9 yrs. and didn't cheat even though there was only occasional sex. I've now been married for almost 30 years and haven't. Must be to scared of the consequence.
  • I would say men before reading everyone else's question. You would think of men as the, more shall I say, 'Bad' type. Girls usually get the better reputation. . . . . .But apparently it's girls that cheat more . . . . . . . . I kinda said boy and girl throughout the whole thing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I mean men and woman. LOL . . .
  • Yeah definately a woman. She is likely to have more suitors and therefore more opportunity. But they are less likely to get caught when they do cheat.
  • Cheaters cheat, and they don't come primarily in one size, color or gender.
  • A man is more likely to cheat but for certain evolutionary purposes that is often ignored by the mainstream culture. Women have the advantage because mate selection is primarily up to them, and so there is little to no evolutionary pressure on them. Men are more "prone" to cheat due to the biological impetus to spread their genetic material. Men and women have divergent evolutionary agendas, but both with the same overall goal: To ensure the survival of their own genetic legacy. Given our equipment, we go about it in very different ways, and it occasionally manifests in a way that the culture frowns upon. Women house the mechanism for producing life within their own anatomy, men possess the final ingredient. Thus, to achieve maximum success, we have to follow different patterns. Men's agenda is achieved through a strategy that is based on quantity, a woman's agenda is based on quality. It is in our evolutionary best interest to mate with as many females as possible, distributing the key component for genesis, so our genes can thrive in the world. A woman does not have the capacity to spread her genetic material over an area and so she is forced to have to ensure that the mate she selects has good genes for the few offspring she will have. There is also a temporal factor. Women have little need to mate with multiple partners over a short period of time because they can only be pregnant with a child that possesses her own genetic material one at a time. A man can impregnate multiple women with offspring possessing his genetic material indefinitely. So to answer your question, it seems like a man is more likely to cheat because they seem to more than women. But this is a false positive. Essentially, men have more partners because a man can have anywhere between 1 to a 100 children. A woman's fecundity rate is only 20. Men cheat because the human species is not a monogamous race. We are SERIALLY monogamous, meaning we are meant to have monogamous relationships for as long as it takes to conceive and raise a child to an age that it can survive in the world on its own. Every other primate in the world, save the bonobo, follows this same pattern.
  • Most of the census information we have to date (2006 being the most recent) still suggests that men are significantly more likely than their female counterparts to: (1) cheat in a long-term relationship (2) cheat earlier and more often in a long-term relationship (3) cheat with multiple partners (4) be responsible for a breakdown of a long-term relationship or marriage due to affairs. In certain areas there is a signficant discrepancy between men and women in the area of 4:1 or 5:1. There is also direct biological evidence for this: Testosterone levels are directly and closely correlated with sexual activity, hypersexuality and promiscuous tendencies. Women exposed to high levels of androgen before birth, who subsequently develop male architecture brains, are much more likely to have multiple sexual partners than more neurologically feminised women. There is no evidence that women are more likely to be successful at hiding their promiscuous tendencies than men. If anything, given the sheer gender-specific prevalence of this type of behaviour in men, the success rate appears to be slightly (but not statistically significantly) in their favour. Which has some other interesting implications.
  • women! although i'm a woman myself ;)
  • I get the impression it's pretty evenly split.
  • I would strongly wager that men are. A male is many times more sexually active than a female is, and his hormones make him aggressive. If a female cheats, it is very likely that a male initiated it.
  • Most married women are engrossed with raising the children therefore are less likely to be exposed to outside influence; on the other hand men are daily exposed to influences that lead them to cheat their spouses.Men have more time on their side to engage in cheats while they are out of their homes.
  • Women cheat more. They can do all the "surveys" they want, but surveys are inaccurate. Some surveys indicate women cheat more, some say men cheat more. But "scientific evidence" always indicate that women are nine times more sexual than men, are more emotional, and have more needs in terms of relationship. It's just that women are also more intuitive, that's why men get caught more than women when they cheat.
  • I don't know, I would say that it's pretty even. Women want what they can't have and men have two main organs, a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to operate one at a time. =P
  • it takes two to tango, it's about equal. I've heard that some people think that they think men are more likely to be caught. I don't believe this, I think it's more that men are less likely to admit to anyone else that they did catch their s/o cheating. Think about it, if a man is caught cheating, he is automatically a scumbag (don't get me wrong, this is 99% of the time true). However if a woman is caught cheating, the question comes up, "was he not man enough to satisfy her?". Really it's all a matter of cultural differences, chances are men and women cheat equally, but men just don't admit to many others that they caught their s/o with someone else. Not complaining, thats just the breaks.
  • it is probably 50/50 but i would think that married men would cheat more often with single women -
  • None, but it's human ;-)
  • "Women are far more unfaithful than men, a survey reveals. Forty per cent of females cheat on lovers, compared with 34 per cent of males." http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article77126.ece But... "Men and woman generally cheat for various reasons. To say who cheats more would be more of a guess, even though there are basic statistics out there suggesting that men cheat more than woman, this does not mean that it is fact." http://ezinearticles.com/?Who-Cheats-More:-Men-or-Women&id=440585 Personally I think there's really no way to tell for sure.
  • Men do by a fairly small margin. The latest surveys have men cheating in about 50% of marriages women in about 40%.
  • In general, I don't think that is true. It is really a relative and/or a subjective thing, for depending on who is saying this and their experience with women, it might actually be true.
  • I don't think so. From what I have seen from my own experience, it seems pretty equal. Just as many women as men cheat. Perhaps in the past it was different with men doing most of the cheating.
  • meh, about the same
  • generally men cheat WITH women... so id say its about equal
  • think about it... which gender has a majority of its members working overnights, overseas, long distance, and/or getting drunk, being bad spouses more often? (men) now which gender is the victim of all that? (women) now is that gender more likely to cheat because their spouse sucks? it's common logic
  • in my opinion it is equal.. both sexes cheat..
  • Um. I think women cheat emotionally more. How's that?
  • it is true that men say women cheat more, it is also true that women say men cheat more
  • in the united states and most of europe, i'd say women, DEFINITELY other areas of the world, i'd say men
  • i think it's equal...women just aren't as good at covering their tracks as some men can be...but i'd say that men and women cheat equally
  • I never said that....If anything i think men cheat more on average.
  • I dont know who cheats more women or men...probally the same for both sexes.. I think women are just better at hiding it then men are
  • Its ONLY cheating WHEN you get caught ain't that what most men think on their ideas of cheating??? Women usually fess up to it before its found out but most guys I know only consider their affairs as cheating when or only IF they get caught. Its the others ones that slithered by that we didn't know about they think don't count,lol. But I think its somewhat equal now days.
  • I have never been married and I have been over whelmed with cheating wifes. Why? They married for money or were to young or their husbands fooled them or their husbands weren't there. It is a personal choice to cheat, I do not feel good about the way things went because generally the women would come back because I was younger and I guess showed them a better time. However I do not want that to happen to me due to the fact I want real marriage something I thought I was near a few years ago, but she was a fraud. She made my life hell and I am still dealing with it. She got prego and I went and bought a house and ring per our decisions and she calls me with the I am having an abortion. Man I llost it, anyway it is going to lead to a book deal. Not sure what to say here we are animals hard wired to breed and women like sex as much as men and if someone is not pleasing their mate they will go looking for someone who can. All in all it is sad existence in that people believe the social norms are followed by all but clearly someone like Elliot Spitzer disproves this theory. Perhaps it is due to a lack of religion it used to be if you were caught cheating you were shamed into line but no one seems to practice anymore see Jerry Springer. So the answer is on any given day someone can be seduced and if you want to stay happy in your marriage you need to make sure you are the only one doing that to your mate. Later I could write on book on this subject.
  • I would say from the people I know that it's the men who do more of the cheating. However, it seems that (and again, just from those people I've known) that men are more likely to cheat earlier on in a relationship, but women seem more likely to cheat later in a relationship. Overall, it's probably equal, but I think it differs as to when it happens.
  • According to research I've read, men cheat more than women, or at least admit mote to cheating than women do. The aspect that many people don't realise is that married men also cheat with men, rather than other women. Many people assume if a man is married that he would only have a heterosexual relationship, but there are varying degrees where this is not true; a man might experiment with a homosexual relationship, be bisexual, or be a homosexual who married to disguise his true sexuality.
  • i would guess men
  • Women. No doubt.
  • its sexist but i dont doubt for a second men cheat more i think thats starting to change and women are starting to catch up on the cheating thing but alot of guys think just having a dick and hormones mean its not 'their fault' they HAVE to cheat cause they think some how they need it and women dont which is totally ridiculous and the poorest excuse ever
  • according to the book ADULTERY, published in 1999 by the age of 40, 65% of men have cheated by the age of 40, 24% of women have cheated (an interesting, unrelated note...34% of american children have been abandoned by their father)
  • Women cheat more, most men forget there sensitivity and affection after awhile. The girl starts to feel lonely and ends up getting that attention elsewhere. ~ smack it up on the floor ~
  • Boy, you sure can ask and answer your own question in just one swoop with no room left for guesses
  • hmmm, don't statistics say men are more prone to adultery? Your question comes across as if you were scorned. I was obsessed with "bad boys", not married men.
  • I Assume it has to be equal or roughly proportional to the make up of the population male & female.
  • Statistically speaking, more men are prone to adultery than women. It sounds as if you've been burned, but don't let that color your opinion of all women. +5
  • 50/50, but it's leading towards women.
  • I think they're tied:)
  • Given that according to you women are obsessed with married men; these adulterers are doing it with married men. That's adultery on the part of men, unless you are a male chauvinist
  • Women.
  • both cheat!
  • It used to be men but the swingometer has gone back the other way and it is about 50/50 or maybe women are slightly the higher rate of cheating.
  • it different peronalites not sexes!
  • Every Woman is a Cheating Whore Oh yes, that’s right. That’s what I said. And I said it because it’s true. All women are cheaters. I don’t mean this to be a provocateur or to prance around in the realm of the hypothetical like some kind of dandy. I mean, flat out, that every woman in the world is a cheater, has cheated, and is probably cheating at this very moment. Getting a woman to cheat on her husband or significant other is not like getting a woman to go to the gym — by heaping shitloads of gifts and attention on her like a spoilt child and then ultimately getting no burn for your earn. Getting a woman to cheat is like getting a duck to eat bread crumbs or a rat to eat rubbish. All you have to do is toss it in front of their face. It’s not a hard conclusion to draw, so let’s just look at the facts. Getting attention from men is a woman’s lifeblood. That’s why women worship men in the form of menial tasks that they’re not very good at — because men control our attention like the gods of old controlled the sun and the crypt. We giveth and we can taketh away. Good attention, bad attention, the worst kind of attention; it doesn’t matter. To a woman, being in a Girls Gone Wild video is just as laudable as serving in a highly respected public office. They stack up eyeballs like empty pie plates at a NOW convention. So let’s compare: a woman’s lust for attention versus a man’s desire to consume or waste things — something very manly indeed. Take throwing a sandwich in the street for example. Do you know what’s better than throwing a sandwich in the street? That’s right, throwing two sandwiches in the street. Now what if that sandwich cost twice as much as the first? What if you had to wait in line again to get it? I would probably still do it and I’m betting that most men would. But what if dealing with two sandwiches cost you your dignity, your job, and your soul? Women, of course, have none of those things — or at least don’t have 2 out of 3. That’s why when we change ’sandwiches’ to ‘men’ and ‘throwing them in the street’ to ‘getting any kind of attention from them’, we can easily draw the conclusion that women would do anything, and would stop at the destruction of nothing, for more of it. Not even guilt will stop women from being the cheating harlots that they are. That’s because women think that cheating requires some kind of expressed willingness or premeditation on their part to actually count. I shit you not, that is exactly what they say. To a woman true cheating requires a planning and malice on par with a bank robbery. If the only evidence of infidelity you can produce is that she got drunk and put herself in a compromising position, you’re up argument creek without a chance in hell. Can you believe that? It means if a woman can somehow convince a co-worker to force himself on her, or to “rape” her, that doesn’t count as cheating. It’s just another horrible thing that’s happened to poor defenseless her in this dog eat dog, man-world of rape happy abusers. That’s obviously a bunch of bullshit, but stand back because it gets worse. Women also don’t count miring themselves in twisted, Dynasty-styled emotional affairs as cheating. For instance, a woman may hang around with as many as five or six of her ex-boyfriends without batting an eye. She may accept niceties from male co-workers or university staff members without ever questioning the motive of a free backrub. That’s a perfectly reasonable thing to be handing out, isn’t it? A free backrub? They’re like porno pamphlets in Vegas. Sometimes I can’t even get to work without getting two or three. Bullshit. Like any virus, women are not content with ruining their own lives. Ultimately, they seek out the lives of decent, honest men and tempt and corrupt them until they appear to be cheaters as well when nothing could be further from the truth. Cheating is like getting pregnant. It’s 100% a woman’s fault 100% of the time. menarebetterthanwomen.com
  • I would say they are both equally guilty.
  • Well I think men cheat more but I hear some women cheat too. Personnally I can say honestly that men cheat more because that is who I date and I have never had a woman cheat on me lol also if some women cheat(and am not saying they don't) I'd like to say I've never cheated on any guy who I've dated.

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