Is internet dating cheating


25-Jul-2016 03:08

“With the Internet, we’re moving away from just physical ideas about infidelity and acknowledging emotional infidelity.” While there is no universally accepted definition, an Internet affair frequently involves intimate chat sessions and sexually stimulating conversation or cybersex, which may include filming mutual masturbation with a Web camera.

Several studies suggest that even when there is no in-person contact, online affairs can be just as devastating as the real-world variety, triggering feelings of insecurity, anger and jealousy.

The growth in steamy chat room conversations and cybersex also has triggered a rethinking of the meaning of infidelity.

After all, how can it really be cheating if two people never meet face-to-face?