Submissions Call: Why Do Good People Commit Adultery?

Via on Dec 17, 2012

For almost as long as marriage has existed, so has adultery.  

Even while so much else has changed about our romantic relationships, we continue to revere and seek monogamous relationships. Gender roles change, but relatively few people adopt different values around monogamy and sexual fidelity.

Is it evil or sinful to cheat? Is it dishonest, dangerous, or immature?

In recent studies, a quarter of men and a sixth of women interviewed admitted to having had at least one extramarital affair. What sorts of people cheat on their partners? Why do they do it?

The Good Men Project and elephant journal’s Love and Relationships are pairing up again (see our very successful Men and Pornography series) to call for submissions on Why Men and Women Cheat. Send your pitch, query, or submission to Justin Cascio, Senior Editor, The Good Men Project at justin@goodmenproject.com or to Lori Ann Lothian, Love and Relationships editor at elephant journal, at eleluveditor@gmail.com by Friday, December 21 for consideration.

Each editor will publish accepted submissions in their own journal; select submissions will be reprinted in both. Read The Good Men Project submission guidelines here and elephant journal guidelines here for more information.

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One Response to “Submissions Call: Why Do Good People Commit Adultery?”

  1. [...] into our daily experience. There are no morals, no commandments, and certainly, no obsession with adultery when we enter the now—although there could be a little humor (put on that Medieval chain [...]

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