10 Reasons Why Women Cheat

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Josey Miller on Jan 31, 2011 at 2:58PM

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10 Reasons Why Women Cheat

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They Seek Revenge

“Men have the cognitive faculties to be just as faithful as women,” says relationship expert Seth Meyers, Psy.D, Los Angeles Psychologist and author of Dr. Seth's Love Prescription. But that doesn’t stop women from attributing cheating to a man’s nature, he says. In fact, if he does cheat, she may go cheat for revenge -- even if she doesn’t really want to -- so he understands how much it hurts. And, surprise, it may work. “Men are not emotional so they usually can't feel the same pain unless it is done back to them,” says Bonnie Weil, Ph.D. of DoctorBonnie.com, author of Adultery: The Forgivable Sin. "Women feel cheating is a way to even the score.” That probably won't help to heal the relationship. But once a man cheats, it’s a whole different ballgame, according to Alisa Bowman, author of Project: Happily Ever After: Saving Your Marriage When the Fairytale Falters: “It feels as if the rules a woman has been following are no longer relevant or valid.”

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