Why people cheat despite being in a committed relationship

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Why people cheat despite being in a committed relationship

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Relationships can be difficult to manage at times especially when someone gets involved in your relationship. Most of us can’t bear with the involvement of another person. Cheating in a relationship is not just unethical but also really damages your partner’s self-esteem as well. This leads to a major question that why people cheat in the relationship? Or why do they feel the need to look for thrill outside the relationship? There are many factors that contribute to this unfaithful approach in people. (Also read: How to ask your girlfriend to stop talking to a guy)

They were exposed to these kinds of relationship
The things that people experience in life, or see in their life have a direct impact on their life ahead. When someone is exposed to cheating, they start believing that it is not a big deal. As a result, they don’t understand the value of loyalty.

Seeking thrill
Some people think that cheating is a dangerous act. Due to which they drive a thrill out of it. They think of it as a challenge. The feeling of doing something forbidden makes cheating lucrative.

Low self-respect
Many people have a habit of demanding attention from people. They have a sense of low self-esteem and as a result, they constantly seek opportunities feel desired. This desire often leads them to cheat.

Sex addiction
Sex addiction is a mental condition in which the person keeps thinking about sexual thoughts. In most cases, a sex addict constantly seeks new partners. They have no control over their thoughts and impulses. (Also read: What are the signs of sex addiction)

They want revenge
When you were deceived by a former partner, you feel a strong desire to get revenge. So, when you feel the need to seek revenge in the new relationship. This vendetta approach hurts the new partner.

Unsatisfied in a relationship
When the relationship you are in is unable to satisfy your needs, then you look for other options. This is extremely hurtful to your partner. The only possible way out for this is being honest with your partner.  (Also read: Why a relationship with too much love is actually harmful)

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