Thursday, January 31, 2008
They claim the weeks before February 14 are when cheaters leave most evidence of their affairs, such as receipts for romantic gifts or suggestive texts.
At first, I was excited. Then I had some disturbing second thoughts.
What if they finger me for complicity in the JFK assassination? They could even get personal. "You don't really like the music of the Grateful Dead, do you, Mr. Heaton?"
Thursday, January 24, 2008
"The deeper issue is, what's the health of your relationship? Is your relationship one where lying is no big deal, or is it a big deal?" Stern says.
But there is rising concern that virtual worlds such as Second Life and Kaneva and role-playing games like "EverQuest" can escalate the potential for and extent of infidelity.
After all, avatars, or alternative identities, do it all: shop together, get married in wedding ceremonies and even buy property with virtual currency they purchase with real-world dollars. They can also commit crimes against each other, get divorced and sue one another in real-life court over in-game disputes.
Friday, January 18, 2008
Not that he's looking. But he could, because in Second Life, you build your perfect pretend life, down to property, skin tone and a dream spouse. Even Dragonash's fiancee, who is 29 and unemployed but works as a go-go dancer in Second Life, has a boyfriend. She engages in cyber sex with him and, before you ask, Dragonash doesn't watch. And no, he adds, it doesn't bother him.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
"In the beginning of our relationship it was good, but then it just took a turn for the worst and it was so crazy how drastic that turn was," said the victim in this case, who asked News19 to conceal her identity for her safety. "I dated this guy and we dated for close to a year and probably after maybe nine months, he started showing signs of infidelity."
Some folks cheat at a level that makes national news — think of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick's videotape incident or the late former Enron CEO Ken Lay.
Others of us engage in garden variety cheating — fudging a tax return, padding a resume, copying from a classmate's test.
Monday, January 7, 2008
Aldridge is reportedly dating another woman known as Whitney Seals from Magnolia, Mississippi.
Seals' brother, Kevin confirmed that the two have been dating for months.
People who identify with a faith group are less likely to cheat on their spouses than those with no religious affiliation, a new study has found. But even among the religious set, the odds vary according to denomination.
"What matters the most is being involved in a religious organization," says Amy Burdette, co-author of the study and a post-doctoral scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Those who attend church more are less likely to cheat, and those who have more conservative views of the Bible are less likely to cheat."