For those who grew up with the internet, the people they know online and the people they know offline are often one and the same. We interact all day on Facebook with friends we first met face-to-face, and we meet our Twitter followers for drinks. The internet is real life, and that’s all there is to it.
Summer Anne Burton explains to the dim why cheating online is just cheating.
August 15, 2013 at 2:04 pm
Contrary to Summer Anne Burton, whether it is cheating has nothing to do with the Internet. It’s cheating if your spouse thinks it is and is unaware you are doing it.
One thing that makes me uncomfortable about judging a politician’s marital indiscretions is that we don’t know if the spouse cares or not. Some don’t. (See also Dan Savage.)