Men who are economically dependent on their female partners are significantly more likely to cheat.
Nor does it help answer the most interesting question, which is not, after all, "Why did he cheat?"
Why would Kristen choose to cheat with her SWATH director when she had Thor the god of thunder on the same movie set?
Clients who are wary of online transactions are liable to see escorts with print ads as less likely to cheat or scam them.
I don't say this to excuse Stapel, mind you: you shouldn't lie and cheat, no matter how great the incentives are to do so.
Do you think that I am a burglar in her eyes, a rogue, a cheat?
These had been so artfully tied up in bundles that at first the cheat was not perceived.
Dost thou think by this crafty excuse to cheat me of that which I desire?
But you were ready enough to cheat a honest man when you saw a chance.
At first I thought that it was a mirage, risen to cheat me into hope.
mid-15c., "to escheat," a shortening of Old French escheat, legal term for revision of property to the state when the owner dies without heirs, literally "that which falls to one," past participle of escheoir "befall by chance, happen, devolve," from Vulgar Latin *excadere "to fall away," from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + cadere "to fall" (see case (n.1)). Also cf. escheat. The royal officers evidently had a low reputation. Meaning evolved through "confiscate" (mid-15c.) to "deprive unfairly" (1580s). To cheat on (someone) "be sexually unfaithful" first recorded 1934. Related: Cheated; cheating.
late 14c., "forfeited property," from cheat (v.). Meaning "a deceptive act" is from 1640s; earlier, in thieves' jargon, it meant "a stolen thing" (late 16c.), and earlier still "dice" (1530s). Meaning "a swindler" is from 1660s.
To be sexually unfaithful; get a little on the side (1930s+)