Tiger Transgresses: 5 Little Known Secrets To WhyGood Men Cheat
Jed Diamond, Ph.D. has been a marriage and family counselor for the last 44years. He is the author of 8 books, including
Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places, Male Menopause,
The Irritable Male Syndrome.
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I’ve been asked repeatedly in the last few days, “Why would a manwho has everything—A beautiful wife, loving family, a fortuneestimated at $1 billion—endanger it all to have affairs with womenthat don’t hold a candle to his wife? What’s going on here?”Golfer
, engulfed in media speculation over hisprivate life after a car accident in the middle of the night,apologized on Wednesday for "transgressions" in a statement thatapparently addressed allegations he had extra-maritalrelationships.Woods, the world's number one golfer and a married father of twoyoung children, said in a statement published on his website thathe had "not been true to my values and the behavior my familydeserves," without directly addressing the allegations of infidelity."I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions withall of my heart," Woods said. Woods said his Swedish wife ElinNordegren "has always done more to support our family andshown more grace than anyone could possible expect.""I am not without faults and I am far short of perfect. I am dealingwith my behavior and personal failings behind closed doors withmy family. Those feelings should be shared by us alone," Woodssaid in his statement.For many, why men do dumb things is self evident. “Because menare dumb beasts and all they want is sex,” they say. For others,they wonder what all the uproar is about. “You can’t expect a manto have sex with only one woman. It’s not natural. What’s theproblem if he gets a little on the side?”