About one in five adults in monogamous relationships, or 22 percent, have cheated on their current partner. And nearly half of people admit to being unfaithful at some point in their lives, according to the results of the MSNBC.com/i Village Lust, Love & Loyalty survey.More than 70,000 adults completed the online reader survey in February, answering about 30 questions that revealed their intimate feelings about adultery and what makes them stray or stay faithful.The bright side is, while many of us are tempted by the fruit of another, it seems we fear cheating more than we need.We're bombarded with images of infidelity in popular culture and the news, so it's no surprise we think it's a world of callous cads and desperate housewives.
A female friend once told me, “It’s always best to date attractive men, but not attractive that everyone’s constantly trying to jump on their dick, because that’s just stressful.” The sentiment actually made a lot of sense to me.
'One of the women I work with said, “I don’t think you’ve met the right man yet.” I said: “Trish, I’m 63.
If I haven’t met him by now I don’t think I’m going to.”’ Jean vividly recalls her moment of asexual awakening, eight years ago.
Most people never forget the time, usually in adolescence, when they feel the first buzz of sexual attraction.
But other people never forget the moment they realise they don’t experience sexual attraction – the moment they discover they are asexual.
The other day, at a Fashion Week party, my friend Alan and I stood against a wall, scanning the room for hot people, as you do.