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Is My Porn-Loving Husband Cheating On Me?

Is porn addiction cheating? It’s a fair question, and if your husband seems unable to turn away from pornography, you might be worried for a number of reasons. Whether or not you classify a porn habit as a form of cheating is more of a personal choice. However, what is universally true is that if your husband’s use of porn makes you unhappy or is ruining the intimacy in your relationship, it is a problem and he needs to make a change.

Infidelity vs. Pornography

Infidelity is difficult to define beyond saying that it refers to one partner being unfaithful to another. But what does it mean to be unfaithful?

If you want to have a clear definition of infidelity in your marriage, you need to have outlined what would constitute being unfaithful. If you sat down and made a list, and that list included the use of pornography as being unfaithful, then you have your answer. If he used porn, he cheated. Most couples don’t make a list, so when something comes up that falls into a gray area, you may not know whether you should call it cheating or not.

Could Porn Use Lead To Cheating?

Is My Porn-Loving Husband Cheating On Me-itscheating.comLet’s say you and your husband had a talk and you decided that he had not cheated on you by using pornography. But, you also decided that you do not approve of his activities, that it makes you feel bad and you think it is interfering with your intimacy.

You both decide that he will stop using porn and you will instead focus on your relationship. You might still be worried that he won’t be able to give up his porn habit. Addicted to porn, more likely to cheat? What if he goes back to using porn without telling you? Is that cheating? And what if he turns from porn to actual cheating?

The bad news is that studies have shown porn use to be a risk factor for infidelity. If your spouse is obsessed with using porn, he may be more likely to fool around on the side. His impulses are more difficult to control, and he may give in to his urges in situations where another man with better impulse control would not. This doesn’t mean that your husband is absolutely going to cheat on you, but you should know that it is a risk.

Does Your Husband Have A Porn Addiction?

Your husband may suggest the idea, through his words or his actions, that he is a porn addict. It is possible to become obsessed with and then addicted to pornography.

All the usual signs of addiction apply here:

  • He can’t control his use of porn
  • He feels anxious when not using it
  • He develops a tolerance and
  • He needs more porn or more graphic porn to get pleasure from it

Whether porn addiction is the same as cheating is up to you to decide, but if your husband is truly an addict, you both could benefit from professional help. He needs counseling to learn to control his obsession and you need couples counseling together to help repair your relationship and to plan for a better future with each other.

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