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[dropcap color=”#888″ type=”square”]T[/dropcap]here are a lot of men who seem to be very happy with the relationship and seem to be committed, but still have affairs. Why is that? There is no one specific answer to that, but there are many possible reasons for it. A lot of heartbreak and family breakups could be prevented, if the reasons would be known and clear. There are always reasons for having affairs, they just don`t happen out of nothing. So why do men have affairs?
Well, one of the reasons why so many men cheat, is because they are simply selfish. They think about what they want, instead of what they need. Men don`t often think about the possible consequences of their actions and think they can get away with anything. Some of the reasons why some men tend to me very selfish, is got to do with the culture they live in, their family background or other things. The “me first mentality“ isn`t very productive when it comes to relationships. It is normal for a man to have certain feelings towards other women, but if you are unable to control these feelings and hormones, then rational thinking loses.
What are other reasons why do men have affairs? Another reason why men have affairs is because they can. There are a lot of women who want to have affairs with men and know what buttons to push. This is not an excuse of course, but an affair can only happen if there is an other party. And if some attractive woman tries to seduce a man, then sometimes it works. It is very easy to take that step.
Is it true that men have affairs much more than women? One of the reasons is because they have much more freedom. Many men leave home and come home whenever they want. And they hang out with whomever they want as well. This does not mean that there should be very strict rules and men should stay at home, so their wife or girlfriend could control him. But women should be more interested in where their man goes and who he spends time with. [Read: Why do people have affairs? The 6 main types of cheating revealed]
And most relationship go through hard times, where things are not going real well. Men, and women also, are much more likely to cheat, if they are unhappy with the physical or emotional state of their relationships. A man might have some needs that their wife or girlfriend can not satisfy and vice versa. And when things are not going well in a relationship, it is easy to think that some other woman might be better and they have an affair.
It is not easy to answer the question, “Why do men have affairs?“ And even if there has been an affair and there seems to be no hope, then usually there is hope. Most relationships can be saved and many very long marriages have gone through affairs. The main thing is to get advice from people who are experts in relationships and know what works and what doesn`t. The worst thing you can do, is feel totally alone with no hope at all.
Over To You: Readers, what do you think is the best way to solve relationship problems? What tips can you share with the community?