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Second Life sex divorce

"I saw John's little person having it off with another man in a dungeon on the screen," said horrified Lisa, 28.

Second Life, I guess you know, is a pretend other world but many take it seriously.

The News of the World (so we must take care!) reports that Lisa B caught her husband, John, "with his online trousers round his ankles--having gay dungeon romps in the web world Second Life."

It seems she is going to divorce him. Divorce solicitors often help people with details which to outsiders may seem "like nothing" but they can be deeply upsetting to the sufferer. Our recent survey found that sex was the most common cause of divorce.

Certainly, his conduct could be grounds for divorce.

But ignoring  family law for a moment; is this pretend sex a betrayal as bad, or almost as bad, as the real thing?


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