No one likes to think their relationship could fall victim to infidelity, but statistics would argue that very few relationships today find both partners to be entirely faithful. From emotional cheating to physical affairs, the end result is always painful; and to those who are blindsided by the betrayal, often emotionally scarring. Worried you might be missing some major red flags? We’ve enlisted some expert sources to help you spot the 15 signs that your partner may be tempted to cheat.
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Changes in phone and computer use
To this point on sudden and new behaviours, Behiels adds, “While many people may dedicate a great deal of time to work, have password protected phones and make their workout routine a priority, the significance worth noting is when several of these signs are new and align around the same time.”
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Change in personal appearance
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Though many couples who find themselves dealing with issues in infidelity choose to call it quits, Pepper says it doesn’t always have to be this way, as long as both partners are willing to put in the work: “Therapy can help couples to take responsibility for and heal from the pain caused by infidelity. I have seen couples build relationships post-affair that are more fulfilling than they would have thought possible before the affair happened.”
Dissatisfaction with life
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Gut feeling about your partner’s outside relationships
While we tend to brush off many of our gut feelings as paranoia, there is something to be said for trusting in your intuition. Have faith that you know yourself well enough to go with your gut and at the very least, get to the root cause of what has you feeling unsettled; and if your partner may in fact be to blame for your sudden feelings of mistrust and unease.
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A combination of subtle signs
Los Angeles-based psychologist Leslie Seppinni says in the article, “Any one sign won’t tell you that your man is cheating,” but advises that you keep a look out for a combination of indicators. Says Seppinni, “Pay attention if you notice three or more signs.” Adding, “They’re hints that he has pulled away from you and is moving toward someone else.”
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