- Psychological Issues
From time to time, its only natural to wonder if the person you are romantically involved with is having sex with someone else. The problem becomes compounded when you have dated someone in the past that has violated your trust. Indeed, cheating is perhaps one of the most devastating emotional traumas a person can endure.
So how do you know if your suspicions are true? The answer to this question is somewhat complex. What follows are five cues to possible infidelity. These are not intended to act as a complete list and the totality of your partner’s behavior should be taken into consideration when examining these cues.
1. You indirectly find out from your partner that he or she is having sex with someone else. This can include:
2. Revelations of sexual infidelity.
3. Exaggerated displays of affection.
4. Sexual disinterest or boredom.
5. Emotional disengagement
To be sure, nobody wants to be emotionally violated. This is because feelings and emotions are fragile things and it hurts when the person we love causes pain. If you suspect that your partner is cheating, then it might be time to confront him or her and ask for answers. Before doing so, be sure to have a sound basis for making accusations – a charge of infidelity is extremely serious. That said, sometimes that little voice deep inside is right.
If you discover the person you love has been cheating on you, it might be helpful to talk about all that you are feeling with a helping professional trained in relationships. Examples include a marriage therapist or couples counselor. Through the process of talk therapy, you will be able to sort out the myriad of emotions you are experiencing and move about making sound decisions for what happens next.