Another study found that the likelihood for women to be involved in infidelity reached a peak in the seventh year of their marriage and then declined afterwards; whereas for married men, the longer they were in relationships, the less likely they were to engage in infidelity, except for the eighteenth year of marriage, at which. 23 Jan A MARRIED benefits cheat stole more than £, lying she was a struggling single mum. Agnieszka Pryzbylska, 38, claimed her husband — dad to two of her children — was a gay friend and they were not a couple. Agnieszka Pryzbylska claimed she was a single mum and that her husband was a 'gay. 22 Jun Decades ago when gay people faced ostracism and the threat of prosecution in the UK and other Western nations, many chose to marry and disguise their sexuality. But even with increased tolerance now some choose to take the same path. Nick, who is in his 50s, has been married to his wife for 30 years.