If a woman wouldn't mind her husband reading her emails/texts, then why would she mind a paternity test?

Whenever a question is asked about a husband reading her emails, most women answer that they have no problem with it because they have nothing to hide and that there aren't any secrets in their marriage. However, when asked about paternity testing, most women immediately become defensive, insisting that a... show more Whenever a question is asked about a husband reading her emails, most women answer that they have no problem with it because they have nothing to hide and that there aren't any secrets in their marriage.

However, when asked about paternity testing, most women immediately become defensive, insisting that a marriage cannot survive without honesty and respect and how dare her husband suspect anything.

But I thought that they had nothing to hide and no secrets. Why the contradiction and inconsistency with regards to privacy and trust?

Don't the two, reading your email and getting a paternity test, have the SAME goals in mind? Making sure that you are not cheating and easing his fears?
Update: This is a result of reading questions on other categories regarding reading emails and paternity tests, and coming to a conclusion based upon the answers.

It's a generalization that happens to be true, even if you don't want it to be.
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