author={Joan D. Atwood and Limor Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of Couple \& Relationship Therapy},
  pages={37 - 56}
Abstract While percentages of extramarital sex (EMS) vary from study to study, it can be estimated that 50-60% of married men and 45-55% of married women engage in extramarital sex at some time or another during their marriage and almost half come to therapy because of it. EMS appears in several different forms, only some of which are sexual in nature. Recently, couples are coming to therapy with a new type of affair: the Cyber-Affair. According to the President of the American Academy of… 

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