Is online and phone sex considered adultery


#1

Is online and phone sex considered adultery in terms of the law against adultery in North Carolina?


#2

No, online and phone sex is not considered adultery under North Carolina law. For family law (divorce) purposes, adultery is considered to happen when there is an act or acts of illicit sexual behavior, which is defined as sexual/deviate sexual intercourse or sexual/deviate sexual acts with someone other than one’s spouse. This means penetration must occur.