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In general, the majority of the people in India be of the opinion that men cheat on their partners to an increasing extent compared to women, but a survey by extra-marital dating app Gleeden found that seven out of 10 women in India cheat on their husbands because they do not participate in domestic chores and the similar number of women turned disloyal because their marriage had grown tedious.
In a survey titled "Why do women commit adultery" by Gleeden, which has over 5 lakh users in India, revealed that metros, like Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Kolkata, have the highest number of women who cheat on their spouses to get away from ignorance, unhappiness, neglect in marriage and husbands' non-participation in household chores.
"Four out of 10 women on Gleeden said flirting with strangers led to greater intimacy with their spouses, which means infidelity can be helpful in re-sparkling a dead marriage," Solene Paillet, Marketing Specialist, Gleeden told IANS.
Of the 5 lakh Indian Gleeden users, 20 percent men, and 13 percent women admitted of cheating on their spouses.
Gleeden app was launched in France in 2009 and it arrived in India in 2017 and today, 30 percent of its members in India are married women in the age group of 34-49 years.
Nearly 77 percent of Indian women who chose to cheat on their husbands reasoned that their marriage had become monotonous and finding a partner outside marriage allowed them to add excitement to their lives.
"By creating a platform specifically dedicated to married women, Gleeden has catered to the monotonous and diluted lives of lakhs of women in India, where nearly three fourth of its members who engage in infidelity have no regrets whatsoever," Paillet said. Man Arrested for Cheating Women on Social Media.
According to the survey, nearly 48 percent Indian women who decide to have an extramarital affair, prefer to meet men on extramarital dating sites since they assure privacy, safety, and security that is lacking in real life.
The survey as well showed that in India, homosexual people trapped in traditional marriages also finding same-sex partners on the app in growing numbers.
By Sowmya Sangam