Infidelity can occur among both married individuals and committed relationships. Adultery means engaging in physical sexual activity. Infidelity can be either being emotionally or physically engaged.
Is adultery and infidelity the same?
Affairs are commonly referred to as adultery among married couples and infidelity among common-law spouses, same-sex couples, and other committed partners. An affair can go by other names as well, depending on the type of affair involved.
What is considered infidelity?
Infidelity, or cheating, is the act of being unfaithful to a spouse or other partner. It typically means engaging in sexual or romantic relations with a person other than ones significant other, breaking a commitment or promise in the act.
What does the Bible say about wife infidelity?
Proverbs 6:32 But the man who commits adultery is an utter fool, for he destroys himself. Hebrews 13:4 Give honor to marriage, and remain faithful to one another in marriage. God will surely judge people who are immoral and those who commit adultery. Exodus 20:14 “You must not commit adultery.”