Yes, extramarital affairs lead to divorce. In fact, it is one of the most common reasons for divorce. Infidelity severely damages marriages; it creates feelings of betrayal for the other partner.
Unfortunately, infidelity is one of the most common problems most marriages face. It is widely reported that 60% of men and 40% of women will participate in an extramarital affair at some point during their married life.
However, not all of them go through divorce. It’s the depth of the betrayal and emotional pain that often leads to divorce after infidelity.
If one partner has been unfaithful, the trust between the couple is destroyed and this affects every area of the settlement negotiations, investigations and the court proceedings.