Originally Posted by redsirenn
I agree with most of what you said EXCEPT the above comment. Cheating is defined as whatever the couple defines it as. If forming an emotional connection with someone that crosses the "friendship" boundary is breaking an understood agreement, then it is cheating.
To say it is BS is your opinion, as you stated. To say it was "invented by threatened, jealous monogamists" is judgmental and overly generalist.
just my .02.
I'm with Redsirenn on this one. Hidden online connections are just as potentially damaging as actually fucking someone behind your partner's back. There's a bit to much venom in the tone of that comment for me. But I'm sensitive.