Survey Results: Your Thoughts on Cheating

Your Thoughts on CheatingSurvey SaysLast week, in lieu of all the celebs caught stepping out on their wives, we surveyed 793 ESSENCE.com users to find out your thoughts on cheating. A few of the results will surprise you. Click through to find out how many of you think all men cheat and who would forgive their men if they cheated...Do you think all men cheat?Orange: Yes--29.4% or 233 Blue: No--27.6% or 560Why do you think men cheat?Orange: Because he has the opportunity to do so--54.7% or 434 Blue: Something's wrong in his relationship--15.5% or 123 Purple: He always thinks the "grass is greener"--29.8% or 236Do you think celebrities are more likely to cheat than everyday people?Orange: Yes, because they have more opportunities than the average man.--35.7 or 283 Blue: No, fame doesn't change a man's integrity.--64.3% or 510If your man cheated, would it make a difference if he had a one-night-stand versus a long term relationship?Orange: Yes, it would be easier for me to forgive a single mistake over long-term deception.--57% Blue: No, once a cheater, always a cheater. I couldn't forgive.--43%When is it considered cheating to you?Orange: when he flirts with other women--24.7% or 196 Blue: When he starts kissing another woman--49.6% or 393 Purple: When he and another woman engage in oral sex--4.0% or 32 Red: When he and another woman engage in sexual intercourse--21.7% or 172Would you forgive your man if he cheated?Orange: I'd forgive him if he were really ready to show me that he could change.--35.6% or 282 Blue: I would only forgive him if it happened once and he was truly sorry.--26.2% or 208 Purple: No, I'd never be able to trust him again if I found out he was cheating.--38.2% or 303Who do you think is to blame when a man cheats?Orange: The Man--51.7% or 410 Blue: The Woman--0.8% or 6 Purple: Both--47.5 or 377 Read More: Read Our Live Chat: Men on Why Men ChatAre Men Only As Faithful As Their Options

Last week, in lieu of all the celebs caught stepping out on their wives, we surveyed 793 ESSENCE.com users to find out your thoughts on cheating.

A few of the results will surprise you. Click through to find out how many of you think all men cheat and who would forgive their men if they cheated…

Orange: Yes—29.4% or 233

Blue: No—27.6% or 560

Orange: Because he has the opportunity to do so—54.7% or 434

Blue: Something’s wrong in his relationship—15.5% or 123

Purple: He always thinks the “grass is greener”—29.8% or 236

Orange: Yes, because they have more opportunities than the average man.—35.7 or 283

Blue: No, fame doesn’t change a man’s integrity.—64.3% or 510

Orange: Yes, it would be easier for me to forgive a single mistake over long-term deception.—57%

Blue: No, once a cheater, always a cheater. I couldn’t forgive.—43%

Orange: when he flirts with other women—24.7% or 196

Blue: When he starts kissing another woman—49.6% or 393

Purple: When he and another woman engage in oral sex—4.0% or 32

Red: When he and another woman engage in sexual intercourse—21.7% or 172

Orange: I’d forgive him if he were really ready to show me that he could change.—35.6% or 282

Blue: I would only forgive him if it happened once and he was truly sorry.—26.2% or 208

Purple: No, I’d never be able to trust him again if I found out he was cheating.—38.2% or 303

Orange: The Man—51.7% or 410

Blue: The Woman—0.8% or 6

Purple: Both—47.5 or 377

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