When you are in a committed relationship, do you occasionally feel attracted to someone else?

Obviously, this is very poor form for dating behavior
Obviously, this is very poor form for dating behavior
I occasionally see posts from girls complaining that their boyfriend has actually LOOKED at another girl. I am not defending the behavior illustrated above, but I think this is one of those Mars/Venus situations where the girlfriend usually attaches far too much importance to the occurrence.

Men are visual creatures. Even when we are in a committed relationship, a pretty girl attracts our attention. We can fantasize about what it would be like to have sex with someone other than our current girlfriend. That does NOT mean that we want to be unfaithful.

I live with my girlfriend and I hope that our relationship grows stronger for the rest of our lives. However, I still look at other women and appreciate their beauty, even younger women. . . BUT that does not mean that I want to pursue that other woman. I also have a girlfriend from my past - Oksana - who is very attractive and very nice; if our circumstances were different, I would be dating or living with her instead of my current girlfriend. I sometimes fantasize about having sex with Oksana. However, I have absolutely no contact with Oksana and I have no intentions of ever again contacting her. I must confess that I also fantasize about Kristen Bell but that's not gonna happen, either!

None of this behavior equates with infidelity. If your ability to maintain your relationship depends on your partner never looking at another pretty girl or handsome guy, your relationship is doomed. He may have turned to look at the cute waitress as she walked away, but he went home with you. . . right? Instead of complaining about something that seems to be innate and immutable, why not be grateful that your partner works to avoid temptation?

After all. . . haven't you - even just once - looked at someone else while you were in a relationship?
I have never been in a committed relationship
I have been in one committed relationship and during that time, I have never been/was never attracted to anyone other than my partner
I have been in one committed relationship and during that time, I was attracted to someone else, but I never acted on that attraction while I was still in the relationship
I have been in one committed relationship and during that time, I was attracted to someone else and I pursued that other person while I was still in the relationship
I have been in two or more committed relationships and during those times, I have never been/was never attracted to anyone other than my partners
I have been in two or more committed relationships and during those times, I was attracted to someone else, but I never acted on that attraction while I was still in a relationship
I have been in two or more committed relationships and during those times, I was attracted to someone else and I pursued that other person while I was still in a relationship
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Yes, I get that. In fact, that is my point. We do it and, by itself, it doesn't mean anything bad.

The "visual creature" reference means that men look at attractive women without consciously thinking about it, almost like a reflex rather than a planned action. That is how I think it is different for men.
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Sorry, the first update was actually intended to be a response to a specific opinion and not an update.
When you are in a committed relationship, do you occasionally feel attracted to someone else?
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