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Sexting as Cheating

Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 11 September 2011, Question 3

In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 11 September 2011, I answered a question on sexting as cheating.

Is sexting a form of cheating? If you are married or in a committed relationship and you send sexually explicit texts or emails to another person, is that cheating?

My Answer, In Brief: Sexting is cheating – and it ought to be regarded as a major warning and offense in a relationship.

Tags: Dating, Honesty, Infidelity, Integrity, Internet, Romance, Sex

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I'm Dr. Diana Hsieh. I'm a philosopher specializing the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. I received my Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. My dissertation defended moral responsibility and moral judgment against the doubts raised by Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."

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