Infidelity doesn’t always have to mean the death of your relationship. Says registered psychotherapist Susan Valentine, “If you and your spouse are both motivated to stay together and committed to the relationship, you can work to restore trust and heal your marriage.” Read on for 17 expert tips to help you lay the groundwork for love and healing – after infidelity.
If you're feeling suspicious, but your partner hasn’t owned up to anything yet, skim through our list of ways to tell if someone is cheating on you.
A real apology
Infidelity aside, exercising patience in your relationship is just good practice and an excellent way to nurture a divorce-proof marriage.
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During this crucial time, it’s so important to exhibit trustworthy behaviours in order to regain the confidence of the person who was cheated on and work toward a healthy relationship.
Do some recent changes to your partner’s behaviour have you concerned? Check out our list of some hidden signs they might be having an affair.
Feeling like work somehow played a role in all of this? You might be surprised to find yourself or your partner on the list of jobs with the most cheaters.
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If the person who cheated cannot commit to working on the relationship, it might be time to walk away. Rest assured, you’re in good company – check out our list of celebs who were way better off after breakups.
Or, perhaps a couples getaway is just what the doctor ordered. For some inspiration, check out these adults-only resorts.
A real level of comfort goes beyond the bedroom. Here are some signs you are comfortable in your relationship.
Full disclosure, open communication and team work is the name of the game when it comes to working your way back to where you once were. If you feel confident there are still secrets your cheating spouse is keeping from you, it may be time to reevaluate their commitment to the relationship.