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.

To my surprise, I found out that she likes to take lots of semi-naked shots, and between one of them she took a shot of her Face time wearing her bra and her facial expression was of that of a very aroused person.

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.

These people believe that if they do not even know the real name of their cybermate—and never actually see them—their affair cannot be regarded as from a moral point of view; it's no different from reading a novel or other form of entertainment.

In other words, a way to play out fantasies in a safe environment.

Time spent in that world can help them their actual world, while not giving up on having exciting, even emotional experiences.

Living within the two worlds is not easy, however, and may become increasingly risky when people do not realize the limitations of each.

Accordingly, cybersex is about sex, but a form of sexual encounter involves experiences typical of other encounters, such as sexual arousal, masturbation, orgasm, and satisfaction.

Indeed, people consider cybersex to have a high degree of psychological reality—but many do not consider it to be consider it to be infidelity.

Whereas people having online affairs tend to understate their problematic nature, their offline partners typically do not see difference between online and offline affairs: A lack of direct physical contact and face-to-face meetings does not diminish the sense of a violation of their vow of exclusivity.