Relationships can be tricky to navigate once trust has been broken. For those who’ve been cheated on and are willing to give their partners a second shot, there can be insecurities and mistrust that can complicate moving past infidelity. Not every cheater will make cheating a habit once caught, but being able to recognize some telltale signs will help you discern if there can be a future with your partner, or if, as the old adage goes, “once a cheater, always a cheater” is true in your case. Enlisting the help of a relationship expert, we’ve composed red flags to watch for that may indicate your unfaithful spouse is likely to cheat again.
The best predictor of future behaviour is past behaviour
Pay attention to your partner’s relationship history
Is your partner willing to do the work to heal the relationship?
How much stock does your partner put into being honest, in general?
If your partner cannot reassure you of their “good behaviour”, past or present
If your partner is not caring, considerate or patient with you as you deal with their infidelity
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