Relationship Report: Why Military Guys Are More Likely To Cheat – As Heard on Mike and Tricia
WHY MILITARY GUYS ARE MORE LIKELY TO CHEAT: Despite the years of discipline and time spent away from home missing their wives, military men have the most trouble staying committed to their marriages.
Statistically speaking, guys who have served in the military or are on active duty are twice as likely to cheat on their spouse. Thirty two percent of married veterans say they’ve had sex outside their marriage. In comparison, the number for married non-veterans is about 17 percent.
Why the higher rate of infidelity? Some experts think the stress of the Army is to blame, leading to worse judgment. Others believe the long-term distance factor is the biggest reason.
OK, WE’RE AXING: From your experience do you find these finding to be true, or do you feel guys in other professions are more apt to cheat? If so, which profession?