Affairs and the Married Man

Infidelity & Affair Help: Lisa Merlo-Booth

Responding to the Advances of the Married Man by Lisa Merlo-Booth I wrote a post a while back about women going after married men (in response to an article written on the topic) and received a comment from a woman stating that women are often not to blame for affairs. …

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Infidelity Approval Rating

Infidelity & Affair Help: Dr Haltzman

Related post about the infidelity approval ratings referred to in this post: Marital Infidelity Disapproval Rate ~ Wayfarer [hr] The Morality of Infidelity by Scott Haltzman, M.D. Earlier this week, the Huffington Post reviewed the remarkable findings of a Gallup poll that sought to find exactly where the needle sits …

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Marital Infidelity Disapproval Rate

Infidelity & Affair Help: A Fresh Perspective

How Marital Infidelity Became America’s Last Sexual Taboo by Hugo Schwyzer, for The Atlantic As Americans increasingly embrace a range of behaviors, they’re less and less permissive of cheating. Having an affair is one of the most immoral things you can do, according to a new Gallup poll. As Eleanor …

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Affair Help: Entitlement & Self-Loathing

The Adulterous Sins of Our Father Figures By Benjamin Nugent Several years ago, my mother’s partner sent me an e-mail confessing to an emotional affair. He wrote that although he and my mother were breaking up, he wished to remain my friend. I reminded him that his infraction had been …

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Affair Help: The Cheater Code Deciphered

It’s often a source of amusement in our Affair Help Chat Room that there is a Cheater’s Handbook out there somewhere. Perhaps a single dog-eared copy that gets passed around via the library system? Maybe it’s magically delivered by the affair equivalent of a stork when the choice to have …

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Affair Help: The Cheater Code

The Cheater Code

The Members of Affair Website Present … The 10 Commandments of Being a Good Affair Partner It’s not well known, but there is a code of sorts when it comes to those who are indulging in extramarital affairs. Whatever reason that people cheat, it is thought that perhaps they are …

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Affair Help: When Non-Monogamy Isn’t an Affair

Infidelity & Affair Help: Polyamory

There are numerous attempts at definitions for what constitutes an affair. Typically affairs are categorized as either an emotional affair, or a physical affair, but both terms suggest a consistent interaction between the cheater and another person over a period of time. These two labels alone (or even the term …

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The Ethics of Infidelity

Mark White Psychology Infidelity

Enough With All the Adultery Already! by Mark D. White (edited) In my first post on adultery, I avoided discussing the ethics of infidelity. Well, I tried to, at least; it’s hard to discuss a topic like that without lapsing into the morality of it, so here goes. (For those of …

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The Yin and Yang of Morality

Neuroeconomics and Infidelity

Could a single molecule—one chemical substance—lie at the very center of our moral lives? Paul Zak: Trust, morality — and oxytocin Research that I have done over the past decade suggests that a chemical messenger called oxytocin accounts for why some people give freely of themselves and others are coldhearted …

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