The median age at first marriage is roughly four years higher for black than for white women: 30 versus 26 years, respectively, in At all ages, black Americans display lower marriage rates than do other racial and ethnic groups ( see table 1, panel A). Consequently, a far lower proportion of black women have married at. 12 May I can't tell you the number of people who tell themselves early in marriage, "If my spouse ever has an affair, I'm outta here." And then it happens. Their spouse was unfaithful. That's when reality sets in. It's easy to think you will leave if your spouse betrays you, but when confronted with the reality of divorce. 10 Jan In general, men are more likely than women to cheat, but the gender gap in infidelity varies by age. Tweet This; Men And among black men, the rate is highest: 28% reported that they had sex with someone other than their spouse, compared with 20% of white men and 16% of Hispanic men. A person's.