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How common is adultery? Much more common than getting caught

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29 August 2015

9:00 AM

29 August 2015

9:00 AM

How many cheats?

More data on members of extramarital dating site Ashley Madison were put online. How widespread is adultery?
— The 2000 National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles found 15% of men and 9% of women admitted an ‘overlapping relationship’ within the previous 12 months.
— In 2010 an opinion poll for a dating site found 25% of men and 18% of women had ever cheated on their current partners.

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