10/05/2015 04:14 EDT | Updated 10/05/2015 04:59 EDT

5 Fascinating Facts About Cheating

5. It's a good evolutionary strategy.

A ton of stigma still surrounds it and it regularly ruins marriages, but cheating happens a lot.

About 10 per cent of Canadians admit to cheating on their spouses, and 22 per cent have seriously considered it, according to a recent poll.

The August hack of cheating site Ashley Madison uncovered almost 300,000 Canadian-registered email addresses, Global News reported. While not all of these may be true users, that still means that a lot of Canadians signed up for the site.

So whether you have strong feelings against cheating or have considered straying once or twice, the phenomenon is pretty fascinating. WatchMojo has a roundup of five interesting facts about adultery in the video above.

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