Cheating is complicated, and no one incident is going to force her into another man’s bed. But there are some specific things that might make her more likely to go home with that other guy instead of sticking with you.
That’s what a survey from online pharmacy Superdrug Online Doctor in the U.K. found, after they asked 2,000 Americans and Europeans to spill what’s most likely to make them stray.
So what’s going on? If her ego suffers as a result of these behaviors, she might be tempted to look elsewhere to build herself back up—before she even considers the consequences of what she’s doing, says relationship therapist Paul Hokemeyer, Ph.D.
The good news is, many of the triggers are well within your control. The bad news is, you might already be doing them.
So while there isn’t really any way to predict for sure if she’ll be faithful, there are some clearcut signs that she’s not happy in the relationship, the survey found. Here are the top five reasons women cheated or were tempted to cheat—and exactly what you should do about it.