One in thirty divorcees admit to sleeping with their ex

One in five divorcees in England and Wales wish they had never got divorced from their ex and 1 in 30 admit to having slept with their ex after the divorce had been finalised according to a  study of 2,500 users of one of the UK’s largest divorce providers DIVORCE-ONLINE.CO.UK.

The survey found that many people admitted to sleeping with their ex after the divorce had been concluded and even more astonishing was that a significant proportion had been in a new relationship when they decided to roll back the years and sleep with their ex.

  •  1 in 30 of that then further admitted that they had slept with their ex after divorcing each other.
  •  1 in 10 of those who had slept with their ex while they were in a new relationship.

Survey questions

  • Do you regret splitting up with your ex-spouse?
  • Have you had sexual relations with your spouse since divorcing?
  • Have you had sexual relations with your ex-spouse whilst in a new relationship?

Where respondents to the survey had indicated they had slept with their ex, the 3 most common reasons given, in order were.

  1. Loneliness

2.  Missed having sexual relations

  1. They wanted to get back at their new partner Loneliness and wanting to get back at a new partner were more common among women whereas men indicated that they missed having sex.

This post was written by Mark Keenan. Editor of the Divorce Online Blog and Managing Director of Online Legal Service Ltd. Mark has been writing about divorce and related subjects for over 20+ years and is an expert in legal marketing.

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