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Marriage: No More A Sacred Union

By Super

Today, the word, relationship has lost its meaning. Marriage is not considered a sacred union any more. Many cross the boundaries of the sacred union and enter into what is termed as 'extra marital affairs.'

In a survey to determine its causes, it was found that extra marital affair is largely driven the new lifestyle and nature of occupation people are in.

It has estimated that around 40 per cent of women and 60 per cent of men cheat on their partners.

According to the survey, builders are the most likely to enter into an extra-marital affair.

It was found that one in five persons working in the construction sector are currently cheating on their spouses. More than one in four have admitted to playing away in the past.

The poll, which quizzed 4,000 people on their relationship status, found banking to be the second most adulterous profession, with a shocking eight per cent people admitting an affair.

In real life the percentage of people having an extra marital affair is much higher than the percentage indicated by the survey.

Nine per cent people admitted the fact that they were not physically attracted to their partners. One in ten who had been in a relationship for more than ten years claimed that they never had sex.

The study also showed that the best place to look for a faithful partner is in the marketing and transport industry.

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Story first published: Monday, March 29, 2010, 14:22 [IST]