If there's one thing I've learned within the past week, it's that cheating seems to be the one thing that never goes out of style. The David Petraeus telenovela style drama really was the turning point where it made me wonder about the reasons men cheat. Petraeus had been married to his wife for almost 40 years and I'm assuming at some point he was happy, but when did his eye begin to wander and when did he decide to stray?

He wouldn't be the first powerful man to be caught in an extramarital affair and the average woman isn't a stranger to an unfaithful partner either. Naturally we wonder what makes a man cheat, and why does he do it? In addition to the bigger question: how do I know if he's cheating? Well, we may just have the answer for you…


And men cheat for all types of reasons ranging from loss of attraction, "biological" factors as they claim they aren't meant to be monogamous, or sex with someone new is just "exciting." But whether or not we've suspected our partners of infidelity, we have all been curious as to what signs to look out for.

To find out the warning signs when dealing with a cheater, check out the list below. They may just surprise you!

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Although some of the behavior you'll see below can be questionable, they are some signs to look out for. Hopefully you'll never have to use them, but if you do, at least now you might get a better understanding of what you're dealing with.

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