New Age Cheating: 10 Ways Phones Help Us Slide One Past Our Partners

Once upon a time, cheating was a lot of work. It required a level of dedication and stealth that people can’t even fathom today. To have an affair, you had to get your intended lover alone, flirtatiously convince them to join you in betrayal, arrange a rendezvous, and somehow maintain contact on the down-low without anyone finding out. It was too risky to use your house phone, there was no internet, and people weren’t as mobile as they are today, so flings were harder to come by. Now, it’s laughably easy to cheat thanks to smartphones. There are so many potential lovers right there at your fingertips…and these are the many ways to reach out and touch them.

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