Ooh it’s time for another GEM debate and this one’s sure to get you all talking!

After I dropped the kids off at school this morning, I came back to find one of those segments on morning TV that really makes you stop and think.

The segment on the Today Show was all about infidelity – but this wasn’t just your run of the mill cheating. As part of an article in the New York Times called Don’t Try This at Home: Adultery in the Marital Bed,  the Times conducted an informal survey on cheating and found that half of the respondents said there was NO WAY their marriage would survive if their spouse had cheated on them in their bed. Clearly there’s just something about the marital bed that is especially sacred.

Following the taped piece, Meredith interviewed a psychologist about the added layer of pain that comes when a spouse cheats in The Marriage Bed. Here’s what he had to say…

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So the GEM debate today is:

Could you ever forgive your spouse for having sex with someone else in your bed?


Has it ever happened to you? Or have you been the guilty party…

Sound off!