After being stuck for over a year on lockdown with their significant others, people are itching to get out of the house – and out of their marriage or relationship – for some sexy action.
As COVID-19 restrictions are eased across the country, a new study by Ashley Madison — yes the infamous dating site that caters to cheaters — has revealed the top 20 cities to loosen your marital vows.
state-by-state infidelity breakdown, Published in the Journal of Sex Research, was based on the number of signups to the dating service between June 20, 2020 and September 22, 2020, on a per person basis.
Last year, the company saw an increase in the number of sign-ups between March 1 and April 25, with more than 17,000 new accounts created in a single day.
Two Florida hot spots — Miami and Orlando — and the aptly nicknamed Sin City landed at the top of the “heat of the sex index.” Meanwhile, individual cities such as Boise, Idaho and Tucson, Arizona made their debut in time, alternatively referred to as “Hot Wax Summer,” “Slutty Summer” or “The Whoring 20s.”
New research also found that Women are more likely than men To walk out of your marriage to be hilarious. When only those women are seen who slip into someone else’s sheets, the list of top cities gets screwed. Miami retained the top spot, but Atlanta and Oklahoma City took second and third places.
Meanwhile, women may not only have more cases – they may be experts, too.
“Men have traditionally been portrayed as capable of balancing both a spouse and a lover,” said Dr Tammy Nelson, author “When you’re about to cheat,” cited in the research. “But the truth is that women are better at multitasking — and according to this study, they may be better at cheating.”
While the majority of female survey respondents agreed that having an affair is morally wrong, they didn’t feel guilty about it—they said they felt more judged by the proverbial patriarchal society.
“More than half of the women I spoke to said: ‘I’m in a sexless marriage or I’m not having an orgasm, and that’s why I’m cheating,'” said researcher Alicia Walker, author of “The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: Power, Practicality, and Pleasure in Women’s Infidelity.”
The researchers said a lack of action was found to be directly correlated with a decrease in the level of attractiveness. Plus: 65% of women said they were no longer attracted to their spouse, but 74% claimed they still loved him.
The way women are prioritizing their happiness: 45% of women said that extramarital sex is better because it allows them to experiment, 42% said it allows them to have sex with their spouse more often , 39% enjoyed it because it was a novelty, and 38% used it to explore their sexual fantasies.
According to the study, women are having more sex outside their marriage, but this could also be due to the amount of partners they have. In the United States, the average number of affair partners is 6 – higher than the global average of 5.7, but lower than our sexier neighbors below the threshold: Mexican women have an average of 10 affair partners.
In addition, older people reported participating in extramarital affairs more frequently than younger couples. This correlates with Florida taking 15% of the top 20 cities for infidelity. Florida has one Average age of 42 years, The average age of the country is more than 38 years.
Ashley Madison’s chief strategy officer, Paul Cable, has said that Ashley Madison users also claimed they use extramarital affairs as a “form of self-care” that helps them get through stressful or uncertain times. is. Other users claimed that cheating helped them avoid divorce.
Regardless of what use cases are used, if you live in one of the top 20 cities, maybe lock your spouse in the bedroom tonight? If it doesn’t save your marriage then at least it counts as a workout.