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15 ways your relationship will change after someone cheats

Molly Mulshine

August 1, 2018

MSN LIFESTYLE - Some couples can work through it after one person cheats. But if your relationship has been compromised by cheating, you should get ready for something totally different from what came before.

The aggrieved party might not trust their partner as much as they once did...

"That breaking of trust is one of the harder things for individuals to deal with,"Dr. Dana Weiser, an infidelity expert and associate professor at Texas Tech University...

This lack of trust can go on to haunt later relationships, even if the couple breaks up...

Infidelity might be a blow to the aggrieved party's self-esteem...

It might help the aggrieved party to realize it isn't their fault...

A couple's pre-infidelity standards of communication might not be enough...

If one partner doesn't want to talk about their feelings, the relationship might not be salvageable...

It might be tempting to blame external factors for infidelity. But this is a bad idea...

 

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