Sheri Meyers

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Sheri Ann Meyers
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BornLos Angeles, California, United States
OccupationMarriage & Family Therapist, author, television and radio commentator

Sheri Meyers, Psy.D is a Marriage and Family Therapist, television talk show host and commentator, and most recently author. Meyers is based in Los Angeles, California. She is most commonly quoted and interviewed in matters of relationship and infidelity issues. Dr. Sheri has appeared on various networks including CNN, ABC, NBC,[1]CBS [2] and Fox, [3] as well as television talk shows. In addition Dr. Sheri is known for her radio talk show appearances and nationally published articles.[4][5][6]

Dr. Sheri Meyers released her first book, entitled ‘Chatting or Cheating: How to Detect Infidelity, Rebuild Love and Affair Proof Your Relationship.’ Chatting or Cheating is a self-help book focusing on infidelity and teaching couples how to heal their relationships after an affair.


Meyers spent the early years of her career as a marriage and family therapist. She has seen thousands of individuals, couples, and families over a 25-year period. Beginning in 1999, Meyers expanded her career and began to host and produce the television talk show “Straight from the Heart." This program aired for 11 seasons.[7] The interviewed-based talk show was dedicated to helping viewers enrich their lives and improve their relationships.

Starting in 2012, Meyers began writing for the Huffington Post. Meyers is cited to speak on relationships, especially matters of intimacy and infidelity.[8] Her primary focus in writing has been helping individuals recognize, overcome and heal a variety of relationship and intimacy related issues. Dr. Sheri has knowledge ranging from "emotional sex" and infidelity,[9] to strengthening weakened or vulnerable relationships,[10] to breaking up and making up.[11]

Meyers also writes for online magazines including Yahoo! Shine[12] and[13] In March 2013, Meyers wrote a featured article and created a test for the Katie Couric Show,[14] In the article she discussed the risks of social networking and internet acting like other addictions. This was incorporated with other points to display how social media and technology in general has changed relationships.[15]

Dr. Sheri's relationship guidance and advice has also appeared in various printed and online magazines, including USA Today,[16] Men's Health,[17] Women's Health,[18] Divorce Magazine,[19][20] Prevention Magazine,[21] and Cosmopolitan Magazine.[22][23]

Meyers was recently rated by as the number 1 Sex and Dating Expert to like on Facebook.[24]

Chatting or Cheating Book[edit]

Meyers first book "Chatting or Cheating: How to Detect Infidelity, Rebuild Love and Affair-Proof Your Relationship" was released on March 5, 2012. The book is published by From the Heart Media. In her book Dr. Sheri Meyers provides readers with guidance on issues such as: preventing or detecting infidelity, confronting a cheating partner, surviving betrayal, rebuilding trust, and repairing intimacy and safely loving again.[25]

NY Times Bestselling author Barbara De Angelis had this to say of Chatting or Cheating: “Dr. Sheri Meyers has written a profound and powerful book that is a must-read for anyone wanting to protect your relationship, heal it if it’s on shaky ground, or recover from the heartbreak of infidelity.”[26]

Various television shows and networks have featured Meyers discussing "Chatting or Cheating" including The Ricki Lake Show,[27] The Steve Harvey Show, CBS "The Couch",[28] KTLA[29] and Fox Studio 11.[30]

In the book Meyers discusses a term she names “emotional sex.” Meyers defines emotional sex as “a sexual chemistry; that you may or may not recognize; a secret attraction and feeling of intimacy that you have with another person.” This term is referring to emotional infidelity that may or may not lead to physical infidelity.


  1. ^ Emotional Relationships and Technology: Chatting or Cheating? (Youtube). LA, California, United States: NBCUniversal Media. 11 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Dr. Sheri Meyers Discusses Difference Between Chatting, Cheating". CBS Los Angeles. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  3. ^ Ford, Arielle. "Big Love: Chatting or Cheating?". CTR Network. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Guidelines aim to improve sex education in schools". KFWB. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  5. ^ Webb, Claire. "Mom gives daughter Ten Thousand for Liopsuction". KFWB Newstalk. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Chatting or Cheating: When does it start?". Ricki Lake Show. Archived from the original on June 9, 2014. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  7. ^ "Straight from the heart". Straight from the Heart. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  8. ^ "Sheri Meyers | Huffington Post". Huffington Post. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  9. ^ Meyers, Sheri (18 April 2012). "Infidelity and Emotional Sex: How to Tell if You're Chatting or Cheating". Huffington Post. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  10. ^ Meyers, Sheri (7 July 2012). "Relationship Tsunami Warning: 7 Indicators You Aren't Immune from an Affair". Huffington Post. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  11. ^ Meyers, Sheri (15 August 2012). "Its Over - 10 Breakup Survival Tips". Huffington Post. Archived from the original on January 14, 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  12. ^ O'Rielly, Jessica. "Chatting or Cheating? When Online Flirtation Crosses The Line". Shine Yahoo. Archived from the original on 11 June 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  13. ^ "Articles by Sheri Meyers". Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  14. ^ "Are You Addicted to the Internet?". Katie Couric. Archived from the original on 20 April 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  15. ^ "How To Break Your Addictive Patterns". Katie Couric. Archived from the original on 20 April 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  16. ^ Leinwand Leger, Donna (13 November 2012). "Petraeus and Broadwell used common e-mail trick". USA Today. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  17. ^ Haller, Madeline. "Is She Cheating On You?". Mens Health. Archived from the original on 15 May 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  18. ^ Haller, Madeline. "Adultery on the Rise". Womens Health. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  19. ^ "Divorce Magazine - Sheri Meyers Feature" (PDF). Divorce Magazine. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  20. ^ Sheri, Meyers. "Infidelity - After the Cheating". Divorce Magazine. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  21. ^ Bradley, Bill. "Is Facebook Ruining Your Relationship?". Prevention Magazine. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  22. ^ Burton, Natasha. "Caught Him Cheating? 9 Things to Do Immediately". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  23. ^ "Why a Breakup Can Be Good for Your Relationship". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  24. ^ Black, Tiffany. "10 Sex and Dating Experts to Like on Facebook". About Facebook. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  25. ^ "Chatting or Cheating Website". Chatting or Cheating. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  26. ^ "Amazon Books - Chatting or Cheating". Amazon. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  27. ^ "Chatting or Cheating: When does it start?". The Ricki Lake Show. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  28. ^ "Chatting or Cheating?". CBS New York. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  29. ^ "Sheri Meyers on KTLA". Frequency. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  30. ^ "Sheri Meyers NBC Search Results". NBC Los Angeles. Retrieved 22 April 2013.