14 Mar Review: “Microcheating, Are You Guilty of Infidelity?”
What counts as “micro-cheating” nowadays? Wrong question. Getting caught up in behavioral definitions of infidelity— virtual sex? texting? Pics exchange? porn? – fascinates the moralists but doesn’t help couples’ recoveries: The issue is whether either partner both perceives abandonment or rejection, and cannot regain feeling emotionally connected. A good couples therapist will know the absence of micro-cheating is not what makes a happy relationship; the presence of emotional connection does.