Is flirting a sin?


#1

I have a friend who is married and she is a big flirt. She sees nothing wrong with it and says it doesn’t lead to anything. She sees it as harmless. I believe it’s a sin. Is it?


#2

Hi,

It’s not a sin if the individuals involved are not married. It’s also not a sin if it is between people who are married to each other. But it IS a sin if it is between a married person and someone other than one’s spouse as in the case you mention. She needs to get her act together. She owes such attention to her husband exclusively!

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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