Would you rather cheat or steal?

If you had a choice between stealing or cheating, which one would you do? And, no, "neither" isn't an option. Also, assume that you won't get caught or go to jail if you pick the former, and your partner will never find out you cheated if you choose the latter -- unless, of course, you spill the beans yourself.

Tough choice, isn't it?

Cheating and stealing both feel very wrong. This would be a very difficult position for anyone to be in.

Here's what I'd do: I would steal, but then find a way to return the items. The way I see it, stealing is something you can "undo" simply by getting the stolen goods back into the hands of their rightful owners. It's just a matter of hanging on to them until you can track down the victims and give them back their belongings.

Cheating, on the other hand, can't be taken back. Once you sleep with someone other than your partner, it'll haunt you forever, the guilt likely driving you to come clean eventually.

I wouldn't be surprised if those whose relationship is on the rocks might be compelled to choose the cheating option. And perhaps those who are strapped for cash and goods might opt for stealing.

Which would you choose: to become a thief or an adulterer? Why?

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