A 2020 survey by Gleeden found nearly 55 percent of the married people in India who responded to the survey accepted to having cheated on their partner.
New Delhi: According to a research conducted by Indias first extramarital dating app Gleeden, around 55% of married Indians have extramarital affairs.
Most affairs end due to mismatch of emotional and sexual needs.” Surprisingly, when we enter an affair, most often than not, we are not turning away from our partner but from the person that we have become over time. In general, the life of an extra-marital affair is not too long.
Successful extramarital affairs are rare There are rare cases when an extramarital affair results in a marriage. A friend of mine was in an affair with a married man for more than five years.
The Concept of Adultery under the Frame of Law Under Section 497 IPC, a married woman could not bring forth a complaint when her husband engaged in sexual intercourse with an unmarried woman. The section also violated Article 14 and 15 of the constitution. The law does not and cannot legalize extramarital affairs.