French Psychologist: Infidelity is Necessary in Marriages

French psychologist Maryse Vaillant's controversial book "Men, Love, Fidelity" tells us that "Affairs strengthen marriage and spice it up."

Maryse Vaillant, the Author of "Men, Love, Fidelity"

Maryse Vaillant, the Author of "Men, Love, Fidelity"



The Tiger Woods scandal has rocked the whole world. Many were shocked to discover that the the top golfer’s wholesome image was not so wholesome after all. As the fire on Tiger’s philandering ways is starting to die down, a new book is causing people to shake their heads and reflect on their values and beliefs.

The book “Men, Love, Fidelity” is authored by French psychologist Maryse Vaillant. In it are statements such as “Affairs strengthen marriage and spice it up”, “Men need breathing space” and Women should accept that fidelity is not natural but cultural” which have sparked debates all across the globe. Times of India readers in Mumbai have expressed various views on this, a few agree with her but many don’t.

What about you? Do you agree with Vaillan’s claim that a husband’s affair is actually good for a marriage? Do you agree that men shouldn’t be punished for cheating on their wives? Do you think that infidelity will actually be liberating for women? Tell us what you think!