Early Retirement & Financial Independence Community

Early Retirement & Financial Independence Community (http://www.early-retirement.org/forums/)
-   Other topics (http://www.early-retirement.org/forums/f27/)
-   -   Have you ever cheated on a partner? (http://www.early-retirement.org/forums/f27/have-you-ever-cheated-on-a-partner-46655.html)

thefed 10-07-2009 07:39 PM

Have you ever cheated on a partner?
 
A study I heard about on the radio says that MOST men will cheat on a partner....that to me means over 50%....

so I'm curious...and we'll keep it anonymous....

W2R 10-07-2009 07:57 PM

This ought to be interesting! ;D

bbbamI 10-07-2009 07:59 PM

Explain "cheat".

freebird5825 10-07-2009 08:10 PM

Well, since I'm not a man, I'm settling into my box seat on the 50 yard line for this thread.
Please proceed with the kickoff...:coolsmiley:

traineeinvestor 10-07-2009 08:13 PM

I lied about how much I spent on my wife's birthday present last year. Does that count?

REWahoo 10-07-2009 08:16 PM

I'll confess: DW stopped playing poker with me years ago because of my cheating.

ziggy29 10-07-2009 08:16 PM

Come on, you know this is a board of cheapskates LBYMers for the most part, and one of the most expensive things you can ever do is give someone grounds for divorce... :)

thefed 10-07-2009 08:22 PM

Surprise! Looks like the women are ahead.... Or the men are sticking to their guns and refuse to slip up.... lol


Cheating....defined...you KNOW if you've cheated

W2R 10-07-2009 08:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thefed (Post 862479)
Surprise! Looks like the women are ahead.... Or the men are sticking to their guns and refuse to slip up.... lol


Cheating....defined...you KNOW if you've cheated

Some people are probably counting just looking at someone walk as cheating. Others are probably figuring that they only did the deed once, so that's not cheating. :laugh:

Bestwifeever 10-07-2009 08:26 PM

Explain "partner."

thefed 10-07-2009 08:28 PM

i knew it'd come to this!

partner is someone you are supposed to be exclusive with

cheating is physical or i guess emotional intimacy that your partner would view as cheating. i was thinking about physical only...but some women think you can cheat emotionally as well. men, however, dont cheat emotionally without a physical GOAL in mind....imho

how about that?

Lakedog 10-07-2009 08:33 PM

No, but my first (and only) wife did -- probably one reason I have been single for 25 years or so...

freebird5825 10-07-2009 08:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thefed (Post 862479)
Surprise! Looks like the women are ahead.... Or the men are sticking to their guns and refuse to slip up.... lol


Cheating....defined...you KNOW if you've cheated

Remember we have a lot of guests and lurkers, so there may be votes cast without accompanying posts. Don't go doing any unfounded correlations, now. ;)

Bestwifeever 10-07-2009 08:37 PM

No, I've never cheated (and DH would probably have asked me if he could, so I'm pretty sure he hasn't either). But at least a couple of men made passes at me so I can hold my head up that I could have.

Westernskies 10-07-2009 08:37 PM

I never had sex with that woman....
William Jefferson Clinton

heyduke 10-07-2009 08:39 PM

I am confused... is it only cheating if you are caught?

..not me ... never cheated .. never had too

CuppaJoe 10-07-2009 08:41 PM

I'm not cheating, I'm blogging. SO tells "Fluffy," your "CuppaJoe" loves that computer more than you. I have not, and will not, vote in this poll.:angel:

Khan 10-07-2009 08:45 PM

Depends on your definition.
We were still legally married, but he had moved out.

audreyh1 10-07-2009 08:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Khan (Post 862499)
Depends on your definition.
We were still legally married, but he had moved out.

Well, same here, long separation and divorce was far along in process.

I count that as not cheating on your partner, because you are clearly no longer partners even if the paperwork takes a little time.

Audrey

Westernskies 10-07-2009 08:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by traineeinvestor (Post 862470)
I have not, and will not, vote in this poll.:angel:

.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:28 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.