Poll: What Counts As Cheating? By YourTango EmailPrint Comment? Share on Facebook Infidelity can take many forms, where do you draw the line? Everyone has their own definition of what behavior they're willing to condone before it crosses over into infidelity. What do you think counts as cheating? Poll: What Counts As Cheating? : Flirting. Making someone else think you're available when you're actually in a relationship is cheating. Dirty Text Messages, Emails or Cybersex. Even if there's no physical contact you're still engaging in a sexual act. Crushing on Someone Else. Your partner should be the only person you think about romantically. Fantasizing About Sex With Someone Else. Fantasy is a powerful thing--how do you think <em>The Secret</em> works? Kissing. Lip-locking with someone else? You've crossed the line. Watching Porn. You shouldn't need it when you have a partner. Lying About Spending Time With Someone Else. That guilty conscience is a sure sign that you're being unfaithful. Developing an intimate emotional connection with someone else. Emotional affairs are still affairs.