No matter how much are hook-ups in trend, there's a vow in marriages all around the world - of being physically and emotionally monogamous with one another. For many, that's the very basis of a relationship, even for the unmarried ones. Cheating and infidelity can never fall into the definition of a healthy relationship for a majority and an extramarital friendship crossing the line over to infidelity is a fear for couples all over.
Yet, data suggests infidelity is pretty common. It feels like it's everywhere, but experts have a hard time pinpointing exactly how many people cheat, because (duh) nobody wants to be honest and own up to the fact that they do it.
"The general belief is that if a person is lying to their partner, why wouldn't they also lie to a researcher?" says Anita Chlipala, a dating and relationships expert.
However, when a Quora user recently asked about what people went through after cheating on their partner, the response was overwhelming. Let's take a look at some of them.
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