CNBC - Feb 10 - 72% men believe sexual affairs are worse than emotional affairs, while most women (69%) consider emotional cheating the "worst-case scenario," according to a survey by cheaters' website Victoria Milan. 76% of women would forgive their partner for a sexual affair, while only 35% of men would. 30% of women and 80% of men would forgive emotional cheating. ~23% of men and 19% of women cheat on their spouses, according to a 2011 online survey by Indiana University. 27% of divorces around mid-life and beyond were due to cheating.