Reasons why Infidelity happens in a Marriage and it’s effect on Happy Marriage.

Have you ever had a feeling that your once a happy marriage is quickly crumbling because your spouse is cheating on you? Have you looked into his/ her phone, diary or pocket/ bag and noticed some unusual emotional text massages, card from a person of opposite sex? Did you over heared him/her makinf some love conversation to an opposites sebx over at the other side of the phone?

Many couples have been in this situation and unfortunately many of them could not give any good reasons why the infidelity started in the first place.

Infidelity in marriage doesn’t just happen. There are so many reasons why a woman or a man could decide to cheat on each other.

It is imperative to read and understand this article well, to know every reason that caused infidelity in other marriages and how you can shield it from affecting your own marriage. Remember you are striving to build a happy marriage.

Below are some of the Known reasons for Infidelity in Marriage.

Not Having Time for your Partner:-

It is important that couples spend time with each other. Not just time but quality time. However, when there is not enough time to spend with your partner, infidelity sets in. This happens because the other partner in his/her quest to seek out another person to share time with may fall victim of infidelity without knowing it.

When Passion is Gone:-

After some years in marriage, passion slowly dies. The only difference between a broken marriage and a happy marriage is the ability to re-ignite passion in your marriage. Try to work on your passions if you think yours has disappeared. Do not allow your spouse to seek it outside. It may bring infidelity.


Some partners fall victim of infidelity just because they want to know what will happen in the “situation“. To avoid that from happening in your marriage, have a chit-chat with your spouse and find a solution to that problem immediately.

Bad Friends:-

Bad company the say corrupt good manners. One maybe influenced by a friend to do what he/she doesn’t want to. Some times one couple cheats because his/her friend lured him into having a taste. Meanwhile if your spouse did it at all, then there is no need blaming friends because he/she was not forced into it in the first place. The responsibility is he’s or her’s.


One of the reasons why infidelity happens is when a spouse wants to revenge for what he/she thought the other party did.

Sometimes, your partner may feel that you are not faithful to him/her, probably for one reason or the other. This is why you must build trust in your marriage.

Inability to Satisfy yotrur Spouse Sexually:-

This is one of the most common reasons people give when they cheat, most expecially the women Most couples enjoyed everything in marriage but their sex life is very weak. If yours is the same, you should try and improve on it to prevent infidelity.

Emotional Validation:- Everyone want to be appreciated. That is the main factor in the intimacy of partners or in what partners feel for each other. Learn to validat your spouse often or someone else will.

From all these points, you will know if you are the reason for your spouses infidelity or not. However, when infidelity occurs, the word has not come to an end.

You can still make up and move forward in your marriage. It may not be easy but you can still have a happy marriage after infidelity.

About Aik

AIK UCHEGBU is a writer and an authority in anything that matters about marriage and how to build it successfully. His followers has been greatly enhanced by his findings. You will not be disappointed for coming to this site.

One comment

  1. What was in your mind when you are pulling down your pant for another person that is not your spouse? Whatever is hidden will one day be known.To save your marriage,stop cheating.

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