Woman watching TV

Are you
A streaming cheater?

Forget the "other woman." Is your significant other watching Revolution without you?

The phenomenon was dubbed "Netflix Adultery" by New York Magazine and it couldn't be any closer to the truth. According to Netflix, partners are getting tired of waiting for their honeys to come home and are watching their favorite shows without them. What a bunch of cheaters!

We can't blame them, though. All the sulking in the world couldn't keep us from watching Mad Men or catching up with Grey's. (Then again, does anyone know of any husbands who actually watch Grey's?)

Netflix recently ran a survey to find out just what shows will cause a spouse to cheat, and how long they can hold out before giving in. Some of our favorite stats included:

  • More than 28 million Americans confess to stream cheating.
  • The vast majority of Netflix cheaters are men. 77 percent of men admit to Netflix Adultery, but only 57 percent of women.
  • 66 percent cheat while home alone, while 21 percent cheat while their partner is asleep, 12 percent when they're at work and 5 percent during runs to the bathroom.
  • And the most streamed genre? 63 percent said they stream comedy together.

So, what about you?

What shows are "your shows" that you two schedule your weeks around to watch together? Have you ever cheated on your partner and watched that scandalous/shocking/finale episode of that favorite show? Did you tell them later or pretend it never happened? Do you think your other half is guilty of the same thing? Take our poll and let us know!

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