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What are causes of infidelity?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Feingold
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple causes

Although the simple answer is that infidelity seems to be a symptom of a troubled relationship, it may be more complex than that.
It could be a result of one partner's difficulty being monogamous, the need for attention from others, or perhaps difficulties and frustrations in sexual relations, or a whole host of other problems. Consider seeking help from a qualified couple therapist.

In brief: Multiple causes

Although the simple answer is that infidelity seems to be a symptom of a troubled relationship, it may be more complex than that.
It could be a result of one partner's difficulty being monogamous, the need for attention from others, or perhaps difficulties and frustrations in sexual relations, or a whole host of other problems. Consider seeking help from a qualified couple therapist.
Dr. Susan Feingold
Dr. Susan Feingold
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple

Infidelity has as many causes as there are people, probably.
A few that come to mind are insecurity, with need for constant affirmation; sexual addiction; anger or vengeance at one's partner; curiosity and the wish to experiment; feeling unloved or disconnected from partner; inability to commit; desire to end a relationship but can't confront this verbally; boredom -- there are many others too.

In brief: Multiple

Infidelity has as many causes as there are people, probably.
A few that come to mind are insecurity, with need for constant affirmation; sexual addiction; anger or vengeance at one's partner; curiosity and the wish to experiment; feeling unloved or disconnected from partner; inability to commit; desire to end a relationship but can't confront this verbally; boredom -- there are many others too.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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