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Religious vs atheists: dating app revealed who are more unfaithful

The dating app Ashley Madison did a revealing study uncovered the truth about who is more infidels.

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Within the framework of the religious festivals that are celebrated annually, the platform took the opportunity to resolve a doubt that inhabits many people. Are religious people more or less faithful to their partners? Does religion not allow them to be unfaithful?

Faced with these and other questions, the technological platform revealed that 66% of infidels are believers. This could be a great disappointment for those who believed that devotion to a deity encouraged people not to betray their partner.

“You might assume that infidels don’t identify with any religion or have any kind of moral compass, but our data reveals that many of our members are in fact very devout to their religion and that it does little to affect her.” says Christoph Kraemer, executive director for Latin America of Ashley Madison.

The study, based on a survey of more than 3,600 people during 2021, also indicates that for 37% religious beliefs are an important part or even the center of their lives, and that only 17% are atheists or agnostics.

In terms of sex…

Catholics: The survey revealed that they have a more satisfying sex life, as 28% of them have sex a few times a week with their main partner and 17% of them have sex with their cheating partner at least once a week. week.

Atheists and Agnostics: Who are part of this group? They are more faithful Well, it’s 26% less common for your spouse to have off-the-record affairs. However they seem to have less sexual activity than Catholics; Among the cheaters, only 17% would have sex a few times a week with their main partner and 10% once a week with their affair partner.

Protestants and Anglicans: Their sexual activity is average, as 21% have sex with their main partner a couple of times a week while they have sex with their adventure partner (13%) at least once a week.

in addition a catholic is more likely to be deceivedas infidelity is less common among atheists/agnostics (26%) and Anglican Protestants (24%).

On the other hand, the vast majority believe that religious teachings do not adequately and realistically reflect their experience personal on issues such as marriage, infidelity and sexuality, even so, this does not mean that they consider that their entire doctrine should be modernized, but it does analyze the prohibition on not having sex before marriage (51%) and that the marriage is considered a sacred bond (54%).

That the religious are the most unfaithful does not mean that they never repent, since the data collected by Ashley Madison indicates that 56% do their prayers daily, even 16% do it to ask that they be forgiven for being unfaithful and 13% are prayers to improve their sex life.

“Adultery is the only sin mentioned twice in the Ten Commandments, and 28% of our members truly believe that infidelity is a sinful act. Nearly half of those who feel guilty after meeting a partner believe those feelings stem directly from what their religion teaches. But 89% say that being unfaithful has not influenced their religious devotion, “said the executive director of the app.


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