There are many triggers that prompt men to cheat, and some of the reasons might surprise you. We've got the dish, from dudes who really do cheat, on just why they do it.
Apparently there are many different things that prompt dudes to deceive way-too-good-for-them women -- and that means anyone from your great aunt Erma to super-sweet superstars like Sandra Bullock.
The following stories, submitted by real men, reveal a few of the many true reasons they are unfaithful. (Anonymity is provided for their protection from mobs of angry women and scorned exes.)
It's all about the thrill
"Why do people go on roller coasters? For the thrill. You may be perfectly content walking around an amusement park eating elephant ears... but eventually you'll want more excitement."
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We like a "full plate"
"Men cheat for sex! If I'm happy with the chocolate chip cookie, I'll get another, but if I crave the chocolate sundae with extra sprinkles, best believe daddy is going to order it up! It's also like a buffet. There is so much to choose from. You don't go to Ponderosa and just get the chicken wings, you throw as much on your plate as possible!"
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A wise man once said...
"Someone much wiser than me once said, 'Look at that amazing girl over there... someone is sick of her.'
"The point being: Even what might seem great to start, can become stagnant over time."
Also see: 10 Signs he's cheating on you
What are the odds?
Some men just don't seem to think they have found "the one" yet. As one guy explained, "There's 6 billion people in the world, and slightly more than half of those are women. Based on stats alone, what are the odds you've found the perfect person?" He adds, "I haven't yet met 3.2 billion women, so I'd have to be pretty lucky to have found the needle in the haystack already. Besides, I'm not that lucky."
For four more reasons men said they cheated, check out this article on SheKnows.com!
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