Relationships demand sincerity and loyalty. Partners need to develop a mutual trusting bond to make their relationship healthy. The foundations of a successful relationship are always based on trust and faith between the partners. However, many a times one of the partners just fell prey of infidelity. The concept of cheating your significant other’ is not that simple as it used to be a few decades ago. With the advent of the internet and social media, the term cheating’ has become more complex. Some time back cheating on your partner literally meant to be involved in a physical sexual relationship with someone else. But now, cheating on your partner’ is a much broader term. Today, cheating on your partner may involve a lot of undesirable and unacceptable acts.
Cheating may involve all or some of these acts: flirting on social media, hooking up to sex via dating sites, looking at porn, involvement in friend finder’ apps, watching strippers, involvement in illicit acts and behavior with opposite gender via the internet, being in touch with prostitutes through websites, being involved in romantic/physical relation with opposite or same gender etc. Sadly, most of the time the cheating partner doesn’t realize what damage he or she is causing to the other one who is being cheated on. Many cheating partners claim that there is no harm in such cheating acts, as long their significant other is unaware of their cheating activities. Unfortunately, they don’t realize that sooner or later their partner will feel the emotional and physical change that is the result of these infidelity activities. There can be a number of reasons to get involved in romantic or sexual involvements outside one’s committed relationship. The cheating partners break their vow of monogamy due to various reasons. Let’s have a look at all possible motives that make partners get involved in unfaithful activities:
6. Your Life Partner Is A Liar
Your partner never, ever wanted to be in a monogamous relation. Though he/she committed but that was just a lie. That person just cannot stay loyal to any one person. They cannot accept the idea of monogamy by heart and believe it’s just not right to stay bound to only one person throughout life. If that is the case with your partner, you need not to blame yourself for anything. Either you have to accept them the way they are or to be better off just break free from this liar.
5. Your Life Partner Is Confusing Lust With Love
Your partner may be taking the lust of sexual encounter as love. They may be confused about the real meaning of love.В There is a chance that your partner is not aware of the fact that committed long-term relationships are built on trust and honesty along with physical intimacy. If you feel that your partner is physically attracted to opposite sex and is involved in activities out of your relationship, you need to talk. Ask him what is his idea of love and relationship and if it is contrary to yours then act accordingly.
4. Your Partner Is Under Going Psychological Trauma
Cheating partners who break their vow of a committed relationship are at times undergoing some psychological traumas. Childhood abuses, failures, inferiority complexes, sexual abuses are some of the prime psychological factors that greatly affect relationships. These miserable past experiences at times make a person unwilling or incompetent for a committed relationship with one partner. If you feel that your significant other might have gone through any unpleasant experiences in past then you must facilitate them taking psychological help to save your relationship.
3. You Are More Successful Than Your Significant Other
At times partners get inferiority complexes about the success and achievements of their significant others. This at times urges them to get involved outside their relationships just to vent out their complexes. They seek outside physical relations as an escape from their inferiority complexes. If you feel that your success and career progress is making the other partner complexed then you need to re-assure them time and again about your faithfulness to them. You have to tell them that you value your relationship more than anything else.
2. Your Life Partner Want This Relationship To End
Your partner is just involved in external affairs to give you a clear idea about his plans. They might be reluctant to tell you on face that they want to step out of this relationship. It might be your long-term relationship tenure that is making it awkward for your partner to declare it openly. If you are having vibes that this is the scenario then just go and talk openly to your partner. There is no need to stress yourself emotionally and psychologically for a relationship that is going to end anyway. If this relationship is meant to end, then the sooner the better.
1. Your Life Partner Is Immature
Some cheating partners feel that it’s okay to flirt outside as long as their significant others are unaware. For them having intimate affairs outside their relationship is not a big deal. They think they are not hurting anyone because it is a secret. This is very immature behavior. Cheating partners don’t realize that committed long-term relationships are built on trust and sincerity. Their significant others can sense the change in their emotional and physical relationship. This cheating will definitely go to affect their relationship with their partners whether their significant other knows about their affair or not. В Talk To Us:
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