Romantic infidelity is not necessarily immoral.
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1. The action must not harm another person.
2. The action increases the wellbeing of at least one person.
Infidelity can satisfy both conditions.
First, infidelity does not necessarily harm another person. Infidelity is harmful only when the other person is cognizant of the cheating. As long as the other person is ignorant of the cheating, he will not feel upset and will happily live his life as if there were no cheating. (This is called the Tinkerbell effect, for those unfamiliar with the concept.) In order for infidelity to meet the first condition then, it is necessary for the cheater to keep his partner ignorant of any indiscretion.
Second, infidelity must make at least one person better off. This condition is easily met. The cheater can be better off due to his romantic involvement with two people rather than only one person.
If those conditions are met, then based upon the working definition of morality, no one has been harmed and at least one person is better off.
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