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Seven-year itch

[sev-en-yeer] /ˈsɛv ɛnˌyɪər/
the temptation to have an affair, held to become a hazard in the seventh year of marriage.
seven-year itch
(informal) a tendency towards infidelity, traditionally said to begin after about seven years of marriage

a purported tendency to infidelity at the seven-year point of a marriage
seven-year itch


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