But if you're tempted to hook up with another avatar in Second Life, you need to discuss that in advance with your real-life partner and mutually decide what you're comfortable with.I don't think there's a universally agreed-on set of rules for monogamy and adultery in Second Life.
And Amy has a new love of her own -- a man she met while playing the Internet fantasy game World of Warcraft. The Grauniad article is headlined: "How South West News Got Its Divorce Scoop In Second Life." The way the Grauniad relays the details, you'd think that the South West News had infiltrated al Qaeda, or exposed massive government corruption, rather than the reality, which is that the South West News won the confidence of a couple of people going through a personal crisis and then put that couple on display for worldwide ridicule.
We wrote about sex in Second Life not too long ago, interviewing several people active in the Second Life sex scene.
I kept up a friendship with one of them, Jenna Leng, in Second Life and on various other social media.
But I don't think there are universally agreed-on rules in real life, either.
Sure, the overwhelming majority of Americans would say that real-life sexual intercourse outside of marriage is definitely adultery.