The Realness of Cybercheating

  title={The Realness of Cybercheating},
  author={Monica Therese Whitty},
  journal={Social Science Computer Review},
  pages={57 - 67}
  • M. Whitty
  • Published 1 February 2005
  • Psychology
  • Social Science Computer Review
This article considers the deviant behavior of Internet infidelity. [] Key Method This study drew from Kitzinger and Powell's (1995) story completion method to explore men's and women's understandings of Internet infidelity. Two hundred thirty-four participants wrote a story to a cue relating to Internet infidelity. Although not all participants saw this as a real act of betrayal the majority did see this as not only real infidelity but as also having as serious an impact on the couple as a traditional…

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