It’s the book giving voice to women’s experiences and perceptions and glimpses into the inner workings of our most intimate relationships and the ways women negotiate marriages that fall short of their expectations. Author Alicia Walker has more..
or the waters off of the coast of australia or south africa. there's a chance it's enough to keep me out of the water. >> it looks scary enough to me. >> as a sociologist and very interested in human behavior and social norm. women infidelity challenges the social norm. as i started researching the topic in my own to find out some answers, i quickly realized it's a very underresearched topic with a lot of gaps in the literature. that made me even more curious. then i realized why there were some gaps and not so much research because it's difficult to find people who will talk to you. it's a very secret behavior so you can't just hang flyers or stand out with a sign enticing people to talk with you. i found a website ashley madison which is designed for married people who are looking for a straight affair with another like-minded person. they were gracious enough to send out an invitation email to their members. that's how the study was done to the stories were very similar actually. very very similar. the bulk of the sample was either a sexless marriage or an orgasm marriage. we want to talk about their marriages and kind of a sexual desert. that they been wondering for years, sometimes decades. they've tried everything they could think of to make a change. begging, pleading, inviting their husband to therapy. nothing had changed. so they had finally come tothe realization that either they had to outsource the sexual aspect of their marriage or they were going to have to leave . they are literally cheating to stay in those marriages. they love their husbands, they have good marriages otherwise. they have children that want to live with their father. they don't want to hurt anyone but they could not seem to go without getting those needs met.women are treating at least as much as men are. if you see the definition of an infidelity to includkissing, me women are outpacing men with cheating. if she gets involved with a man and his social circle, see her neighbor or coworker. she's running a big risk to her marriage. people are going to see the chemistry between them and put together something is going on. that is a threat to her marriage. remember her main goal is to stay married. also, once that ends here's this guy who is still in your life and you have to see him all the time. he is a constant threat to your message. by going online, you have more a way to choose someone not in your social circle. by choosing ashley madison over more see a traditional dating site gives her an added level of discretion because she is finding of the people with the same scenario she is in.they are also married with children and they want to stay married. discretion is a very important part of the agreement between these two people. ashley madison provides more discretion and more security for those marriages. then on top of that, because of the kind of fight it is they are able to specifically get potential partners for sexual