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    19 Unapologetic Songs About Cheating

    A soundtrack for your worst behavior.

    1. Carly Rae Jepsen, “This Kiss”

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    Don’t let the sugary synths fool you, this song is about going to the club to hook-up with some dude who isn’t your boyfriend. Carly Rae Jepsen, unrepentant cheater, sings about how she can’t get enough of a bad boy with a girlfriend and goes out night after night to make-out with him on the dance-floor.

    Unapologetic lyric: And she's a real sweet girl / And you know I got a boy / Details we both forgot to mention

    2. John Legend, "She Don't Have To Know"

    3. Amy Winehouse, "You Know I'm No Good"

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    To be fair to Amy Winehouse, she does feel bad about her inability to stay faithful on “You Know I’m No Good” — she just doesn’t think there’s anything to do about it. Leopards can’t change their spots, she seems to say, so why bother trying?

    Unapologetic lyric: I cheated myself / Like I knew I would / I told you I was trouble / You know that I'm no good

    4. LeAnn Rimes, “Borrowed”

    5. Trey Songz, “Last Time”

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    On “Last Time,” Trey Songz tells his lover that this time is the last time he cheats on his girlfriend. This time? It’s the last time. He promises. He just needs it one last time. “Yup, I said the last time,” he sings, “Girl, this is the last time.” Methinks Trey doth protest too much.

    Unapologetic lyric: One girl in the day / You in the night / And even though this ain't right / I just can't get enough

    6. Shaggy, "It Wasn't Me"

    7. Xscape, “My Little Secret”

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    Instead of pretending their just caught up in a star-crossed love affair, the ladies of Xscape own up to being turned on by the secrecy of cheating on “My Little Secret.” They aren’t sleeping with an attached man because they’re in love. They’re doing it because it’s hot.

    Unapologetic lyric: I like being in the same room as you and your girlfriend / The fact that she don't know / That really turns me on

    8. Gram Parsons, “We’ll Sweep The Ashes Out In The Morning”

    9. The Smiths, “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before”

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    Morrissey’s significant other suspects he’s having an affair and the singer can’t be bothered to come up with a convincing lie. He runs through a series of transparent excuses, asking his partner to “stop me if you’ve heard this one before.”

    Unapologetic lyric: Nothing's changed / I still love you, oh, I still love you / Only slightly, only slightly less / Than I used to, my love

    10. Sunny Sweeney, “Amy”

    11. SWV, "You're The One"

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    Girl meets boy. Girl thinks boy is The One. Only problem? He’s somebody else’s guy. This should be the end of it, but for ’90s girl group SWV it’s just the beginning. On “You’re The One” the ladies tell the objects of their affection that they’re “willing to do anything to get in your pants.” Even if that means being the chick on the side.

    Unapologetic lyric: I wanna get with you / What you're girl don't know won't hurt her / Anything to make this love go further

    12. Meshell Ndegeocello, “If That’s Your Boyfriend (He Wasn’t Last Night)”

    13. Disclosure and Lorde, “Magnets”

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    Another song about stealing someone’s man on the dancefloor! Lorde goes to the club, sets her sights on a man with a girlfriend, and urges him to “embrace the point of no return."

    Unapologetic lyric: Never really felt bad about it / As we drank deep from a lie / 'Cause I felt melting magnets, babe / The second I saw you through half-shut eyes

    14. Michael Jackson, “Girlfriend”

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    15. Whitney Houston, "Saving All My Love For You"

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    A big, soaring power ballad about being in love with a married man. "No other woman is gonna love you more," Whitney Houston sings. "'Cause tonight is the night, that I'm feeling alright. We'll be making love the whole night through."

    Unapologetic lyric: You've got your family, and they need you there / Though I've tried to resist, being last on your list / But no other man's gonna do

    16. Luther Ingram, “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right”

    17. Robyn, “Call Your Girlfriend”

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    To her credit, Robyn doesn’t want to mess around with an attached dude indefinitely. On “Call Your Girlfriend” she makes it clear that if he wants to stay with her, he needs to break it off with his significant other. While the pop star is trying to set things right, she can’t help but boast a little while she explains what needs to be done. “Don't you tell her how I give you something that you never even knew you missed," she sings. "Don't you even try and explain how it's so different when we kiss.”

    Unapologetic lyric: Call your girlfriend / It's time you had the talk / Give your reasons / Say it's not her fault / But you just met somebody new

    18. Rilo Kiley, “Does He Love You?”

    19. Melanie Martinez, “Pacify Her”

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    On “Pacify Her,” Melanie Martinez’s Cry Baby alter-ego doesn’t feel anything but contempt for her lover’s girlfriend. She’s just a “basic bitch” to the singer. A whiny problem that needs to be dealt with. “Pacify her,” Cry Baby commands, “she’s getting on my nerves.”

    Unapologetic lyric: Someone told me stay away from things that aren’t yours / But was he yours, if he wanted me so bad?