Any man who has ever been on the receiving end of that question, whether dodging crockery or wiping away his wife’s tears, knows that some women really want an answer.
Do men who cheat really outnumber their female counterparts?
It’s what got humanity to this point in history,” says Louanne Cole Weston, Ph D, a marriage and family therapist and board-certified sex therapist in Fair Oaks, California.
“That non-monogamous urge persists in many men — though many manage serial monogamy despite that urge.” The evolutionary argument, however, will only get you so far.
A man may feel tempted to respond to that energy; it may feel complimentary and sexy to him.