Are Internet Affairs Considered Cheating If You're in a Relationship Example Ex Senator Anthony Weiner
Senator Anthony Weiner
Texting, Online affairs While Married Is It Cheating?
I am sure you have heard the latest news regarding New York State Senator Anthony Weiner. If not let me refresh you on the story. He has a twitter account and a Face book account and for a few seconds a very lewd photograph of him was posted on his Twitter account. He had claimed someone had hacked into his account and had no idea how it happened. Now he has come to terms with the truth because the woman he posted it for came forward. He claims he is very sorry and admitted he has lied but has done nothing wrong as far as upholding his career holding a seat on the Senate. He is married and did apologize to his wife on national TV. As far as I am concerned can he still do a great job? I think when you hold an important job that others look up to you for, you should be accountable for your Ethics and morals. Is it ok to cheat, lie and still be able to uphold an important position in office?
Is it ok to have cyber affairs with women when you are married, even though you are not physically touching or seeing one another. What actually is cheating this is what the Encyclopedia has to say:
Some couples simply believe that cheating constitutes doing anything, whether verbal or physical, that one would not do in front of their significant other. Such examples would include: expressing attraction to another person, electronic communications, texting, data, kissing, making out, and sexual relations.Many people consider cheating to be any violation of the mutually agreed-upon rules or boundaries of a relationship, which may or may not include sexual monogamy. For example, in some polygamous relationships, the concepts of commitment and fidelity do not necessarily hinge on complete sexual or emotional monogamy. Whether polygamous or monogamous, the boundaries to which people agree vary widely, and sometimes these boundaries evolve within each relationship
What I find interesting is each person views boundaries of a relationship in different ways. Some people find that its ok to have internet emotional relationships because they are not physically meeting. " Were just talking or texting" Have you heard this before? There are many personalities in this world and everyone has different view points. You need to discuss in your own relationship what are the boundaries. If you are doing something that you would not do in front of your spouse than you shouldn't be doing it. This would constitute some form of cheating. People that make excuses only justify their behavior. They know deep down it's wrong but they do not care and will go to great lengths to lie and cheat. Most people that need this electric charge and are not fulfilled in their own relationship stems from childhood. They crave the attention and seek it in different ways. The net has been a place where some people think it's harmless because its just the computer. It is not harmless it will become very emotional sharing things with someone on the net when you should be sharing with your spouse.
Being a wife myself I would be very hurt if I found my husband corresponding with women on the net. Exchanging emails or texting. He has a Face Book and has many people on it. Bottom line I trust him and trust is earned. I have no problem giving him my passwords to my email accounts, hub-pages, or Face Book. There is nothing wrong with having one but if it is too tempting for someone than I would suggest not having one. This example are boundaries you need to discuss with your spouse. Hiding and not sharing is one reason why people divorce. It's a broken agreement, this is what divorce is. Open and honest communication will go very far in your relationship. When I went to church one day I was so surprised to actually see a door at the alter. The Pastor walked up to it and said look see this door. He said as he shut the door. You never open this door to intimacy with someone other than your spouse. You and your husband and God has the key to this door. You share and confide in each other. You can share and have friendships but emotional love and intimacy is only shared with your spouse and God. That always stuck with me. There have been times in my life where I have been tempted too and the same with my husband. Staying true and placing and cherishing your relationship is key and God can help you get through any temptation. he will not let you take what you can't handle if you come to him and pray about it.
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Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York today said has engaged in "several inappropriate" electronic relationships with six women over three years. He apologized to his wife, Huma, constituents, family and friends, and he said he intends to continue his term
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