High Rate of Acceptance for Marital Indiscretions in France
Interestingly there is a high rate of acceptance for marital indiscretions in France, compared to other countries. Pew Research Center asked respondents whether “married people having an affair is morally unacceptable”. Only 47 percent of people in France believed that married people having an affair was morally unacceptable. In Germany, this figure rose to 60 percent while it was higher still in Britain at 76 percent. Opposition to extramarital affairs is very high in the United States where 84 percent of people stated that such an affair would be morally wrong.
This chart shows the percentage of respondents saying that “married people having an affair is morally unacceptable”.