Q&A What Do You Mean By, "People with a Strong Moral Compass Are More Likely to Have an Affair"?

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In your “Reality of Affairs” interview, you say that, “people with a strong moral compass are more tempted and therefore ‘more likely’ to have an affair”. Isn't that a slap in the face to all of us that have been tempted but did not have an affair? I was in the same lousy marriage and yes I have been tempted but I did not have an affair. I would say that the strength of our moral compass is not determined by what we believe it to be, but it is determined by how we react when tested. Anyone can do the right moral thing when there is no temptation, I think God allows us to be tempted to point out our weaknesses. Anyhow I would agree that Satan is working harder to tempt those who are out of his reach, but does that also make people with a strong moral compass more likely to commit murder or steal or lie?



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