When Men Cheat, Why Does Everyone Blame “The Other Woman”

January 17, 2016

You learn your best friend’s husband had an affair with the neighbor and the two of you spend hours talking about what a horrible person she is and wonder how she could try to ruin another woman’s family.  This is not uncommon.  Often, when men cheat, many people blame the “other woman.”  Why is this?

In Women’s Health, Kristen Dold examines this common occurrence.  She hypothesizes several possible reasons for people’s tendency to demonize the “other woman.”

Here is a link to the article:

http://www.womenshealthmag.com/sex-and-love/blame-other-woman?cid=soc_WomensHealthMag_TWITTER_Women%27s%20Health__Relationships