Divorced – for having an affair in Second Life

The romance was virtual. But the behaviour of David Pollard’s character in an online game has cost him his real marriageAs divorce cases go, it is as explosive and sordid as it gets: a woman catches her husband having sex with a prostitute, forgives him, but finally throws in the towel after discovering he has been unfaithful again. Yet absolutely none of it happened in real life.Amy Taylor is divorcing David Pollard, her husband of three years, on the grounds of “unreasonable behaviour” after she discovered his character in the online community game Second Life had been having an affair.
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/divorced–for-having-an-affair-in-second-life-1017946.htmlSecond Life affair leads to couple’s real-life divorce
For its many devotees, the Second Life virtual world is a place where the everyday constraints of normal life drop away and vivid fantasies can be played out.But fact and fiction have collided for a British couple who are divorcing after the wife discovered her husband’s online alter-ego – a goatee-bearded, medallion-wearing hombre called Dave Barmy – with another woman, also virtual.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/nov/14/second-life-virtual-worlds-divorceWoman divorces husband after virtual affair
A woman is divorcing her husband after she caught him having an affair with another woman in an online virtual reality game.Amy Taylor, 28, said she ended the marriage after twice finding her husband having sex with another character in cyberspace.

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