In some cases people hoped to start a real-life affair.
Still others wanted to engage in "cybersex" - exchanging sexual fantasies while masturbating.
Mileham conducted in-depth online interviews with 76 men and 10 women, ages 25 to 66, who used Yahoo's "Married and Flirting" or Microsoft's "Married But Flirting," Internet chat rooms geared specifically for married people.
The study's participants, who represented every state, included stay-at-home mothers, construction workers, engineers, nurses and presidents of large corporations.
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Oh, what a tangled web is weaved as growing numbers of married women and men sneak into Internet chat rooms for romantic or sexual thrills, a University of Florida study finds."Never before has the dating world been so handy for married men and women looking for a fling," said Beatriz Avila Mileham, who conducted the research for her doctoral dissertation in counselor education at UF.
It’s no wonder, then, that 65% of respondents said they had been asked out via text message.He claims that traces of her blood found on the soles of his shoes can be explained by the fact that she had a nosebleed while they were walking through the town together.The precise cause of death has never been determined because Jessica K.'s body wasn't found until two weeks later, by which time it had partly decomposed. said Regina, a mother of three, had threatened to accuse him of rape after he refused to lend her money and enter into a firm relationship.The text was also a common mode of breaking up: 43% of women and 27% of men reported at least one instance of getting dumped via text.Of course, there’s a fine line between socializing and stalking.