launch futile attempts to make their wives happy by being more attentive, spending more time at home and helping out around the house.
Regardless of women's past and present complaints, the last thing The women in stage four included those who chose to stay married and continue their affairs and those who chose to divorce.
It suggests that even though women are less often the guilty party in divorce, they were traditionally more likely to own up if they had cheated.
Since couples have shifted away from divorce on grounds of adultery, there has been a sixfold increase in the number of women divorced by their husbands on grounds of bad behaviour, suggesting that more women are facing accusations of cheating.
Some of the women who continued their affairs stated that marital sex was improved by maintaining the extramarital relationship.