It’s not necessarily easy to tell if your partner is cheating, especially when the excuses they make sound pretty legit. And Ashley Madison, a website dedicated to illicit encounters and that was banned in Singapore by the MDA in 2013, surveyed 1,500 of their users to find out just what the most common ones are.
The study also found that love rats tend to use the same excuse time and again.
“Half of the members surveyed say they only switch up the excuse they use to meet an extramarital partner on occasion,” Isabella Mise, Director of Communications of the website, told Bustle.
Moreover, men and women actually use similar excuses — just at different frequencies. But scroll the gallery to find out what the top excuses men who cheat make.
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