You don’t have to have sex to cheat on your marriage. An emotional affair can be just as dangerous to a marriage as a one night stand – and often more complicated to remedy. When one partner is emotionally tied to someone outside the marriage it breaks the marriage bond. An extreme example of this happens in cyberspace when a friendship develops via chat with someone of the opposite sex, where there may not have ever been an inperson meeting. It is fun and a diversion to relate via typing – and sometimes easier than struggling to stay connected to a spouse where both are busy with work, children and other mundane domestic responsibilities. This can also be true of texting with someone you know.