New study says men who can't get aroused might seek pleasure elsewhere.
Did you ever wonder exactly what makes a man prone to cheat? You’re not alone. A professor at the University of Guelph recently released results of a new study on the factors that lead to infidelity and the results may surprise you.
What should women look out for? For starters, men who have trouble performing between the sheets. The study says men with sexual performance issues are more likely to cheat on a woman, however, they’re not the only ones. On the opposite end of the spectrum, men who like to take risks and who are very easily aroused, are also prime candidates to be culprits.
Sounds a bit contradictory right? Robin Milhausen, a professor and sexuality researcher in Guelph's Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, explains.
"People might seek out high-risk situations to help them become aroused, or they might choose to have sex with a partner outside of their regular relationship because they feel they have an 'out' if the encounter doesn't go well -- they don't have to see them again,” says Milhausen.
The findings also revealed that personality characteristics have more influence on whether a person will cheat, as opposed to factors like religion, marital status, or education.
A group of men and women who reported being in monogamous sexual relationships lasting from three months to 43 years were studied.
Do you believe sexual performance issues will ultimately lead to cheating? Why?