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.

In some circumstances, cybersex may in fact help a person through a rough period in an offline, loving relationship.

Generally, online affairs are easier to perform and put the agent in a less vulnerable position, as the chances of getting caught or being hurt in other ways are considerably reduced.

They are also perceived to involve a lesser degree of betrayal, as they involve more imaginary elements and the degree of neglecting the partner's interests may be lesser.

It's like reading an erotic story and masturbating to it.

I think, however, if you do it with the same person more than once there is a risk of getting attached to them." However, the above types of limitations are extremely difficult to follow, as online boundaries are less constant and rigid.

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.

Since she has this desires for people that are not just random on the online world, but they are actually people she knows or met in person. (4) You sound very possessive - that's never a good thing.

The private nature of online affairs may make them less painful for the betrayed partner as well.

Moreover, when online affairs are revealed to the significant other, which is done more often than when offline circumstances are involved, it could be considered as something less than cheating.

In reality, though, the issue of online cheating is more complex—especially when it concerns sexual activities involving actual interaction with other individuals.

People, consciously or not, consider their online sexual relationships as real—they experience psychological states similar to those typically elicited by offline relationships.

In such situations, cybersex may even be advisable—but still regarded as cheating.