The good news is that the majority of marriages that struggle with infidelity do not end up in divorce. However, the divorce rate is higher for spouses when both partners have strayed.
Researcher Laura Betzig looked at 160 cultures and determined that infidelity was the number one reason for divorce out of 43 potential causes. here are some interesting facts from social science research about infidelity and divorce from the files of affair researcher Dr. Shirley Glass.
Daniel is a Marriage and Family Therapist. He currently sees couples at Couples Therapy Inc. using EFT, Gottman Method, and the Developmental Model.