Newsflash: You Can't Steal Someone Else's Partner

One day hanging out on the grassy knoll freshman year at college, a free-spirited woman on roller skates approached my boyfriend, who was sitting right beside me. She handed him a note and then floated away mysteriously, her sundress rippling in the breeze behind her. It read: Will you go out with me? Yes or No. I… » 11/08/14 2:47pm 11/08/14 2:47pm

Cheating Site Ashley Madison Won't Delete Your Profile Unless You Pay

Famed cheating website and purveyor of trollish billboards Ashley Madison makes money in a few ways: first, by charging users to access the site. Secondly, by collecting fees from advertisers who wish to reach the site's users. The third? Charging users twenty bucks to delete their profiles. » 8/25/14 5:50pm 8/25/14 5:50pm

Extramarital Dating Website Spies on Users' Conversations. For Science.

Notorious cheating website Ashley Madison has joined the ranks of Facebook and OKCupid, peering in on clandestine conversations between people seeking an affair in the name of research. And the conclusion the service (which pairs up married couples looking for "discreet encounters") came to? Monogamy is a failure.… » 8/17/14 12:00pm 8/17/14 12:00pm

Unhinged Ex Girlfriend's Viral Blog Was Actually A Marketing Hoax

Classic American love story: Boy meets girl. Boy cheats on girl. Girl discovers infidelity. Girl goes batshit crazy, taking out full page ads in college newspaper and starting whole tumblr about it. Boy grovels. Girl vows continued revenge. Girl turns out to be an invention of a record company promoting a new *bItChEs… » 1/31/14 7:00pm 1/31/14 7:00pm

Maybe Don't Hire Someone to Hack Into Your Spouse's Email

If you suspect that your spouse or significant other is cheating on you, you have a few methods of recourse: you can drop pointed hints about the deep and awe-inspiring wellspring of righteous anger simmering within your heart (i.e., "I personally think that all cheaters should burn in hell forever, hahaha") until a… » 1/28/14 7:00pm 1/28/14 7:00pm

I'm Very Upset About These Tori and Dean Cheating Rumors

I feel like I'm the only person on earth who watched every episode of Tori & Dean: Inn Love—which was the 2007 reality show where Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott attempted to open a bed and breakfast while Tori was 97 months pregnant with their first child—because every time I reference it and go up top for… » 12/26/13 4:50pm 12/26/13 4:50pm

Woman Sues Ashley Madison for Injuries Sustained Typing Fake Profiles

You probably didn't require this extra-special news bulletin to know that liaison-facilitator Ashley Madison revels in being a pit of sleaze and self-loathing, but here it is anyway: a Brazilian immigrant living in Toronto is suing the company, claiming that she permanently damaged her wrists typing up hundreds of… » 11/10/13 3:30pm 11/10/13 3:30pm

Liberty Ross is Over Her Cheating Ex. So Over Him, Here's Her Nipple

To the women frequenting She's a Mistress dot com: The best way to prove you're over your ex-husband, you know, the one who cheated on you with his much younger co-worker and got caught through a series of embarrassing photos that were published everywhere (sometimes with hilarious results) is to pose for Vanity Fair » 10/30/13 2:40pm 10/30/13 2:40pm

This Website Exposes the Woman Your Partner Cheated on You With

She's a Homewrecker has been flying under the let's-publicly-shame-people radar and has yet to gain the popularity of sites like Don't Date Him Girl or any of those fun sub-reddits devoted to child pornography. But just because you don't frequent the site, doesn't mean it's not still out there, full of the worst of… » 10/29/13 7:00pm 10/29/13 7:00pm

Meet the Alpha Females Who Cheat on Their Husbands

Thanks to its morally reprehensible concept and sleazy ad campaigns, Ashley Madison — the website for married people looking to cheat — brings to mind gross, gleefully unfaithful married dudes trolling for hot extramarital vaginas. But it takes, as they say, two to tango. What about the women who use the site? » 10/01/13 6:40pm 10/01/13 6:40pm

Women are Closing the ‘Infidelity Gap.' What Gap Will We Close Next?

Gather around, fellow feminists, because I have exciting news: we've done it at long last! We've begun to close that infamous gap between men and women — you know the one — that yawning gulf of inequality that insidiously reinforces patriarchy. You know what I'm talking about, ladies. That's right, we're finally » 7/03/13 5:20pm 7/03/13 5:20pm

What Your Receipts Reveal About Your Shameful Secrets

In the immortal words of Freud, “No mortal can keep a secret. If the lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.” This is a thought I revisit often; for instance, last week, I ran into a very distant acquaintance at a CVS while purchasing two things: a box of super… » 6/27/13 5:00pm 6/27/13 5:00pm

Katie Roiphe: Internet Infidelity is Lame Compared To Straight-Up…

Our very own wealthy, psuedo-intellectual Brooklyn-brownstone-dwelling polemic feminist (although, who knows, she might rankle at the label of "feminist") Katie Roiphe's latest piece on Slate, primarily addresses this much passed-around NYT article and the nuances of Facebook flirtations. See, KT thinks it's worse… » 2/09/13 5:00pm 2/09/13 5:00pm