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From: The Science Times

Could Power Increase the Chances of Men Cheating? Here’s What Science Says About It

Men in power like Bill Clinton, Mark Sanford, David Letterman, Tiger Woods, and many others have all engaged in extramarital affairs that caused quite a buzz when their issues of infidelity came out.

According to Terri Orbuch, both men and women cheat in which 32% of married men and 20% of married women admitted to having cheated on their spouses.

However, powerful men were often most notable because of the power and influence they hold. But the question there is: why do these men in power with such pivotal professions and important responsibilities commit adultery? What motivates them to risk it all for a fling?

Power Increases Chances of Infidelity

In the study, “Power Increases Infidelity Among Men and Women,” published in Association for Psychological Science, researchers asked 1,561 professionals and found that power plays a significant role. The survey suggests that the more power a man holds, the more likely he will cheat.

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