Why men cheat: Twitter has some interesting ideas about male infidelity


It's a contentious issue -- and probably has no definitive answer.


The '#Whymencheat' hashtag started trending at lunchtime on Thursday and quickly became one of the trends on the social network.

Read more: ‘Don’t be me and live with regret’: a man’s letter to other men tempted to cheat

“Men commit adultery because they get more attention from other people than from their mates,” one user remarked.

Another user said, “A man would not cheat on his mate; only a boy would.” Other users were quick to point out that men weren’t the only ones with roving eyes; that women had them too. Even a parody account for EFF leader Julius Malema had something to add.

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