Does income affect who cheats in a relationship?


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The more economically dependent a man is on his female partner, the more likely he is to cheat on her, according to research to be presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

“But for women, economic dependency seems to have the opposite effect: the more dependent they are on their male partners, the less likely they are to engage in infidelity,”…

...Ironically, men who make significantly more than their female partners were also more likely to cheat

…Men were the least likely to cheat when their partners made approximately 75% of their incomes.


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