Increased usage of the Internet has given rise to a new challenge to marriages: That of online infidelity, which is perceived to be as traumatic as actual infidelity. This article highlights the negative impact of online infidelity on marital relationship and its detrimental effect on the mental health of the offended spouse using a case vignette. The article discusses the importance of marital therapy in dealing with the factors contributing to online infidelity and in rebuilding marital trust.
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Is sexting cheating? Is talking on apps cheating? Here, The Guyliner sets the record straight about what counts as cheating.
In the past, infidelity was a matter of clandestine meetings, lies about "business trips," awkward excuses about the scent of perfume on a dress shirt. Now it's possible to become involved with someone other than your spouse or partner by hooking up online. But while it may seem innocent enough—after all, you aren't in physical contact—online cheating really is just that: cheating.
Back in the day, you might have been able to catch a cheating partner by snooping through their emails, texts or internet history. You enable the app whenever you leave your phone unattended and when someone tries to go snooping on it, a picture is taken of them with the front camera. If you walk in on your partner on their phone and see them immediately shake the device, watch out - they could be using Fox Private Message, which deletes all messages when the phone is shaken.
With long working hours an online relationship is like fast food, ready when we are, naughty, cheap, very often eaten alone without the exhaustion of social niceties. The ability to take on another persona online was also cited as a reason technology made infidelity easier. My ex-husband is inherently a very shy man, but online he is able to act much more confidently and attract the attention of other women.
If recent surveys are any indication, porn use has become the norm among men, not the exception. Still, I get a lot of questions from women who are feeling the heartbreaking impact of porn on their marriages. To them porn feels like cheatingand for good reason.
Ian Kerner is a licensed couples therapist, writer and contributor on the topic of sex for CNN. CNN Tara and her husband, Michael not their real namesrecently came to see me after -- as she described it -- "infidelity. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger.