It’s a question that more and more people are asking. Where do we draw the line? Does the fact that it’s merely fantasy make it immune to being labeled “cheating”? Pornography and the behavior that follows, has been cited as a reason for divorce in cases like Christie Brinkley and her ex Peter Cook, Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen, Anne Heche and her ex, and country singer Sara Evan’s brought similar allegations to her divorce trial in 2006. This article states that “a 2002 survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers suggests that internet porn plays a part in an increasing number of divorce cases.”
If I came home to find my husband with another woman clothed in lingerie parading around while he gets excited, I’m pretty sure I’d consider that infidelity, even if intercourse didn’t take place. Why is it any different when it’s through a computer screen?
And what is the link between those who view pornography and those who actually had a physical affair? Here’s what the article had to say about that.
“A 2004 study found that married individuals who cheated on their spouses were three times as likely to have used Internet pornography as married people who hadn’t committed adultery.”
I’ve heard it said over and over that “pornography took me places I swore I’d never go.” That pretty much sums it up.
Here’s the link…