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Men cheat on financially successful women more

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According to a recent research, men tend to cheat more on women who earn more than they, rather than on the women whose level of income is lower or in the same amount as theirs.

It is a surprising fact that men who financially depend on their spouses, cheat them 5 times more than men who earn the same amount or more than their partners.

The sociologist from Cornell University (USA) Christina Munsch explains that this trend is connected with the society accepted norms in connection with gender – that men are the ones who have to provide for the family. If a man cannot comply with this accepted norm, he may decide to cheat on his spouse, in order to reduce his inferiority complexes.

The research showed that partners, who have the same level of income or when men earn a little more, have the most stable relationship. The results of the research may give the answer why it is difficult for rich and famous couples to maintain successful relationship. Munsch emphasizes that this cannot be said about all couples, because there are many types of relationship; however, she adds that the results show a serious trend in the lives of people, because the research was carried out during the period of 6 years (from 2003 until 2007). The participants of the research were couples of the age 18-28, who had lived together for at least a year.

 

 

 


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