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Affairs are only human, which is no excuse to have one

A new book argues that the treachery of cheating is not so black-and-white

IN 2016, THREE-QUARTERS OF AMERICANS believed that it is always wrong to have sex with “someone other than your marriage partner.” Exactly the same proportion felt that way in 1991. In the intervening quarter-century, the number of people who think it should be easier to divorce rose by a third. Meanwhile, approval of same-sex marriage increased about fourfold, to 68%. Much of the definition of marriage (how long it lasts, who it’s

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