London, England (Vocus/PRWEB) 4 April 2011
Shocking findings from the UK's largest married dating site reveal that men cheating online are outnumbered by their female counterparts – by 3.5 to 1.
The astonishing statistic contradicts the traditionally-held view that men are more driven to infidelity than women.
The research also showed that women spent considerably more time than men as a member of the site, staying active for just over a year. Male members are typically active for just over 6 months. IllicitEncounters.com, who conducted the research, say the figure marks a clear shift in the demographics of British affairs.
“The difference is not just in the numbers, but in the attitudes we see that divide the sexes”, comments Sara Hartley, site spokesperson. “Men sometimes approach us on a whim, fuelled by short-term frustration, or anger from a disagreement with their spouse. Those members don't stick around for very long.
Most women, however, come to us having made a definite decision to pursue an affair. They have weighed up the risks and their options, and once they join, they really use all the site’s features to the fullest extent” .
IllicitEncounters.com has been running since 2003, and now has over 570,000 members across the UK & Ireland.
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