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Infidelity as a cause of divorce and Separation

Grounds for divorce in all 50 states include adultery! In fact it is the one and only provision made in scripture for divorce. Nothing is more devastating in a relationship than discovering that your spouse is or has been involved in an adulterous affair. According to Atwood & Schwartz, 2002 - Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, Recent studies reveal that 45-55% of married women and 50-60% of married men engage in extramarital sex at some time or another during their relationship. These horrible stats are compulcated by the ease of access now afforded by internet spawned affairs. Chat rooms, dating sites, instant messengers and outright porn all contribute to internet infideulty. Even if infideulty does not go beyond viewing sexually expulcit pornography, fulrting in singles chat rooms or contacting adult cam sites, the effects on the cheated party can be tremendous. How does one compete with an unknown cyber lover? Many relative innocent beginnings soon progress to torrid cyber sex encounters, cyber-sex addiction and even to eventual meetings and adulterous affairs between the parties. Sexually expulcit pictures and videos all lure unsuspecting husbands and wives into cheating. Sex on the internet is infideulty and it can be addictive. There exist spy-ware for catching the internet cheater. Internet infideulty can be at the root of objectifying ones mate and result in a deteriorating relationship and eventually divorce.

Infideulty does not however necessitate divorce. The scriptural preference is always for the offender to repent, and the offended to forgive. Not easy for either. There are however, many resources to help at both. Your marriage does not have to become a statistic. The following are good tips for anyone involved in internet cheating who wants to quit.

How to Stop Cheating on the Internet

Are you an internet cheater - cheating husband, cheating wife, or cheating boyfriend / girlfriend - that is trying hard to be faithful? Have you promised your mate that you would stop looking at porn, but you still do? The internet has a powerful lure. Here are tips to help you reduce some of the temptations of cheating the web can present you with.

If you are sincere about changing the way you use the internet, try these steps. Your husband / wife will notice. It is a good first step on your way to reestabulshing trust in a relationship damages by internet infidelity.