Adultery: Problem, pains and people
Consequences of adultery in workplace and society
By Bill Mitchell
is a two-part article on the grave consequences
of adultery. In this part, I will
discuss the impact on workplace and the overall
society. In the second part, I will
highlight the dangerous results on children and
family life at home. Adultery is an age old social problem. History records many accounts where
kingdoms fell, leaders stumbled, careers ended, and children suffered as
adultery was committed.
Consider the problems caused by adultery in the workplace, courts and nation:
- Presidents are embarrassed, humiliated and loss integrity.
- Politicians lose elections.
- CEO’s are let go and replaced when adultery is exposed.
- Ministers fall from grace and leave the pulpit.
- Celebrities’ careers become short lived.
- Employers fire employees for committing adultery on company time.
- Production rates are decreased while adulterous relationships exist.
- Favoritism surfaces in the work place as adultery interferences with ethics.
- Adultery causes poor work habits.
- Adulterers wastes time with emails, phone calls, late lunches, or shift focus from production to pleasure.
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- Employees affected by adulterous affairs lose hope that something will be done to bring them to an end.
- Secretaries are used as shields to defer the truth from a suspecting spouse. This involvement creates tension, bitterness and resentment for the person lying for the adulterer.
In addition to these,
adultery has several other consequences:
- Taxes the bottom line.
- Removes successful people from their careers.
- Fosters deceptive practices on the job, i.e., using legitimate business trips for affairs.
- Distracts otherwise
productive employees from their tasks.
- Drains the energy, emotions, and wisdom from employees.
- Workplace adultery weakens good work ethics.
- Topples kings.
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- Is a misdemeanor in most states.
- Brings heavy
punishment to those in the military.
- A single person involved in an adulterous affair is guilty of adultery.
- Except for a few states both people implicated are punished.
- Is a felony in Massachusetts,
Oklahoma, Idaho and Michigan.
religious institutions are affected. For instance, when members of a
organization engage in adultery:
- It is one of the most dreadful sins.
- Deprives churches of good leaders.
gossip, ill will and resentment.
- Can be
forgiven but often never forgotten.
- Leads to division within the church.
- Is grounds for annulment.
- Is a broken commandment that requires
forgiveness, repentance and restitution.
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