Question: Is it OK to fantasize about someone else while in a relationship?

Fantasizing about someone other than our spouse is normal. But experts warn that overdoing it might lead to a breakdown in the relationship and worse. “Having sexual fantasies of someone other than your long-term partner is completely natural,” says Dr. Tarra Bates-Duford, a marriage and family therapist.

Why do I keep fantasizing about someone else?

What these data tell us is that its simply part of our nature to be turned on by novelty, which is why most of us fantasize about people other than our partners and find ourselves gazing at attractive strangers from time to time.

Is it bad to fantasize about someone you work with?

It is entirely normal to fantasize about the object of the crush whisking you away to a better or happier existence. This is healthy fantasizing; there is nothing mentally or physically unhealthy about having a crush at work.

Can you mentally cheat on someone?

Emotional cheating can happen if you deceive or betray your partner in a non-physical sense. Its characterized by small yet intimate actions, like confiding in a close work friend about your relationship or spending most of your free time with them even though you have a partner.

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