She predicts that one “role of the Internet in the future will be as a source of affairs.” She is writing a second book on the subject of adultery and says she could base half of it just on the letters she receives from people who started an affair online.
An online affair (or cyberaffair) is an intimate or sexually explicit communication between a married person and someone other than their spouse that takes place on the Internet.
Janet looked forward to the time she had contact with Tom and she started to develop feelings for him.
The typical affair used to start in the office and move to a seedy motel room, but the vast reach of the Internet has brought infidelity into many couples’ homes over the past decade.
The growth in steamy chat room conversations and cybersex also has triggered a rethinking of the meaning of infidelity.
If there is no physical contact or actual sex, is it still an affair?
Certainly I'm not exonerating men from this equation but this article is written to assist men with ways to detect and perhaps stop married women who cheat before it tears your life apart.
Men and women often have different reasons for cheating Men are more likely to cheat for the pure act itself, and is why prostitution and strip clubs are mainly male dominated target markets.Quickly, however, women are often confronted with increasingly sexual questions and comments.Online sexual activity can involve various activities, such as viewing explicitly sexual materials, participating in an exchange of ideas about sex, exchanging sexual messages, and online interactions with at least one other person with the intention of becoming sexually aroused.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.Women usually feel more threatened by the emotional betrayal of a partner’s online affair, while men are more concerned about physical encounters, Hertlein says, but the gender differences are lessening.Janet and Tom’s communication continued and eventually progressed to texting each other throughout the day.When Janet’s husband went out of town, they even talked on the phone.She immediately accepted his friend request and started messaging him to find out more about him.It had been such a long time since she had talked with him.So we will discuss the phenomenon of online affairs.Peggy Vaughn is the author of and also serves as an expert for America Online on problems caused by infidelity.