What does and does not count as cheating?

After experiencing the daily squabbles of couples having infidelity conundrums, Dr Eve thought it would be a good idea to go through some of these struggles with 702/CapeTalk listeners.

Speaking to Africa Melane (standing in for Redi Tlhabi) Dr Eve says many couples struggle with drawing the line between ethics and morality. What would they consider as infidelity?

Morals are standards of behaviour which are founded in beliefs, like religion

Dr Eve, clinical sexologist

Ethics are also standards of behaviour but they are founded upon learned conducts, something that is learned about what is right or wrong.

Dr Eve, clinical sexologist

We all morally believe that infidelity is wrong and bad, yet so many of us behave in an unethical way and justify why it is ok to be unfaithful

Dr Eve, clinical sexologist

Listen to the full conversation below:


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