Adultery is often defined as any act of a sexual nature with another person while you are in a marital relationship. There are a wide variety of punishments for adultery based on the culture, religion, and power status of women in different regions. In most advanced democracies today, adultery is not a crime but the act may be used against the adulterer if he or she is going through a divorce. In the United States, there are still laws on the books against adultery but it is rarely prosecuted. However, ...

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