Consider the following statement from a 41-year-old married man (all citations are from to cheat—something that may even add spice to their offline relationship.
My problem with this was that the guy she was face timing it's somebody that lives about 30 minutes away, and they actually met directly before in the past, as she told me. (2) When you wrote this, you were only dating 5 months.
I feel very disgusted by it, and I'm very doubtful about our relationship to keep building up. Maybe somebody is going thru the same and would like to exchange a few stories etc. (3) (a) If it bothers you what she did on her own time - leave. (b) Get it on and see if she'll do some pole dancing for you.
In other words, a way to play out fantasies in a safe environment.
Other people are willing to concede that cybersex without the knowledge of their partner, ; nevertheless, some still maintain it's a type of "OK" cheating.
One way of reducing the weight of these difficulties is to distance the online affair from offline circumstances—for example, by refraining from exchanging personal, actual details or by imposing other limitations on the online affair.