Today, in most cases, it is observed that romance blooms and ends on the fingertips in a mobile or desktop screen. A change through which society has evolved in the last decade and a half. We can neither call it the new norm straight away nor can we discard it as something abnormal!
Sanjukta (name changed), unlike many other women of her age, has two husbands!
One is with whom she has been married for six years, and the second is the one with whom she has been spending nine hours daily for the last three years.
Being her co-worker, Sanjukta shares obvious chemistry with Vicky (name changed) during her working hours.
First, it was mobile SMS, then Facebook chats, and now WhatsApp messages- they have made a beeline of messages every morning.
They share in detail each and everything about their lives.
The chats, over the years, have gone from friendlier to personal.
Sanjukta finds it easier to share more with Vicky than with her husband.
“I talk to him on a variety of topics- from my husband to my smallest of dreams,” says Sanjukta.
“My marriage is falling, and I am unhappy with my marriage, and Vicky knows it all,” she adds.
“At times, he understands my silence or the simplest of the one-liner. In the office, we hardly talk because of social norms,” she adds.
“Over the phone, we share a very little, and all we share is through the numerous chats,” she adds further.
Can we say that Sanjukta was cheating on her husband?
“Probably yes”, says Dr Madhu Barua, a city-based psychiatrist.
“Studies across the world say that emotional affairs often end up on the bed. And if they don’t, then there is no question of infidelity,” Dr Barua further said.
“But sharing your deepest feelings with a second person may be termed as emotional infidelity,” she added.
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