"After marriage a woman needs to keep one eye closed." ~ ancient Chinese proverb
"Watch Match Point, then make your lifestyle choice." ~ Dave Lucas
Regrettably, some folks walking the planet who have "papers" on someone else, sometimes choose a path of questionable integrity. There have been affairs through the ages, some of which were kept totally secret, others that exploded (think Tiger Woods) onto front pages, social media and television screens.
Whatever the outcome of a rogue relationship, the ultimate acceptance or rejection of such an act lies within the mind(s) of the two involved and balances on the way each, individually and together, carries out the extracurricular mission.
Now, Catherine Hakim weighs in ::: "As dating websites open up a global shop window of sexual possibilities, as life expectancy continues to rise and we become increasingly sexually aware, how can we still take the crushing old rules of fidelity, that turn marriage into a prison, for granted? Why should we not be able to recapture the heady thrills of youth, while protecting a secure home life?"