‘Micro-Cheating’ Is the Newest Trend, As if Relationships Weren’t Already Hard Enough

'Micro-Cheating' Is the Newest Trend, As if Relationships Weren't Already Hard Enough


Now we all have ‘micro-cheating’ to worry about, as if dating and relationships weren’t complicated enough,

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Obviously we all know that people cheat on their¬†boyfriends, girlfriends, and spouses. And a lot of us have heard of the stupid games that people play in relationships, such as ghosting and others. Now it’s time to add a new phrase into the complex intimate relationship: micro-cheating.

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Dating expert Melanie Schilling describes micro-cheating as “a series of seemingly small actions that indicate a person is emotionally or physically focused on someone outside their relationship.” People addressed the issue on Twitter.

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But not everyone believes micro-cheating is even a thing and is a manufactured problem.

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What do you think about micro-cheating? Is it being blown way out of proportion, or is it a real issue?

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