Does having a crush on someone while you're dating someone else count as cheating?
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Yes (+1)
No (Comment please, i'd love to hear your opinion on why you think that)
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Published: September 7, 2017
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Fooney123's avatar
Fooney123Hobbyist Digital Artist
You can have a crush while dating someone else, as long as you have control over what you do with those feelings. If you act upon those feelings (examples: kiss your crush, ask them out, confess love), then it could count as cheating.
But having feelings for anyone other than your girlfriend/boyfriend/spouse/etc. isn't cheating. It's completely normal, and those feelings will most likely fade over time.
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Thunder-SongHobbyist Digital Artist
when you cheat on someone you are giving love and attention to them (kisses, embraces or ya know what..)

when you have a crush on someone, you will just make your partner jelly Wink/Razz 
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BerryPunchrulesHobbyist Digital Artist
As long as you don't act on it. :P It's possible to like more than one person at once but you just have to be open about it. The situation is different for everyone so the answer is different for everyone.
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NoqzProfessional Digital Artist
My bf has a crush on Ryan Reynolds and i have a crush on my best friend, Kasey. We both know our crushes and we good with it. That wasn't an explanation...oh well.
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GraaviteaStudent Digital Artist
As long as you don't do anything with them I guess. I'm courting someone right now but I still admire other people I like... I don't think it's cheating unless you're actually dating or in a romantic relationship with that crush at the same time as your actual boyfriend man XD
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Green-Night-StudiosHobbyist Digital Artist
Honestly, I'm going through something like this right now.
I would not consider it cheating, as long as you don't start dating them behind your BF/GF's back c:
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ForestscarVAHobbyist Digital Artist
Nah it just means you like people, it's a normal human thing. Cheating is different it's when your in a relationship with someone else at the same time. So nah don't worry,
A-Chatty-Cathy's avatar
People have feelings all the time. You can't stop it if you have a certain attraction towards someone.

But the BIG difference between cheating and having a crush, is acting upon how you feel.

So no, having a crush while dating someone isn't cheating.
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xMoon-PaintxHobbyist Digital Artist
I believe that having a crush isn't cheating. So you think someone else is cute. So you kinda maybe like them. That's fine! Just try to maybe avoid them and get over your feelings for them. If yur feelings get too strong, then I think it's best to tell your partner about you feelings and take a little break.

I might be wrong, I have been single my whole life.
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WinniePieHobbyist Digital Artist
I agree with what @/Apparatarti said. Cheating means being with the other person secretly (basically) and if you have a simple crush, then it doesn't really count as cheating. 
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ApparatartiStudent Traditional Artist
You having a " crush" does not mean that you are dating them. If your dating someone else and like a different person that's fine for me! But probably the other person your dating with is going to be jealous of the one you have a crush on XD
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