It’s an unfortunate question that a lot of couples have to awkwardly ask themselves: are you able to stay together even after a case of infidelity and unfaithfulness? It happens way too often, and that’s why we have to be prepared to deal with it should we ever find ourselves in such a position. If your partner cheats on you, there is a good chance that they are going to be telling you just how sorry they are. They will be showing you just how regretful they are about the whole situation.
1. Your partner immediately breaks ties with whoever they cheated on you with.
It’s only natural that if your partner cheats on you and they still want to get back together with you, they will automatically break ties with whoever they cheated on you with. They shouldn’t be interacting with that person anymore. That should be automatic. [Also read: 15 Signs Your Partner Wants To Cheat]
You shouldn’t have to be requesting that of them anymore. You have given them your trust, and they broke it. They betrayed you – they showed you that they can’t be trusted with that person ever again. And so if you tell them that you don’t want them ever to be interacting with that person ever again, then they should be able to honor that demand. [also read: 9 Real Signs Your Man Is Cheating On You]
They should always be willing to burn whatever toxic bridges led to the two of you getting to this point in the first place. [Also read: 6 Reasons Why You Should Wait To Be In The Right Relationship]
2. Your partner shows the willingness to do whatever it takes to earn back your trust.
It’s really about being able to prove one’s self again. When they cheated on you, they betrayed you. They broke the trust that you gave them. And faith isn’t something that is easily earned in the first place. And it’s not something that is easily repaired once it has been broken. [Also read: 8 Obvious Sign that its time to Quit the Relationship]
So they have to prove to you that they are still worth taking a chance on. They have to be able to prove to you that they are worth trusting again. And if they show the willingness to earn your trust after deliberately breaking it in the first place, then that’s a good sign for the both of you. [Also read: 5 Essential Steps On How to Get Your Ex Back]
3. Your partner adjusts to your needs regarding the relationship.
Naturally, you are the victim here. You are the person who has been wronged. You are not the person who is on trial here. So you are the one who gets to make the demands. [Also read: 7 Signs He will Never Stop Chasing You].
You are the one who gets to pass judgment, and you are the one who gets to decide the verdict. So if you have specific needs and expectations that need to be met before you and your partner can be okay again, your partner has to be the one who meets those needs. [A;lso read: 7 Red Flag Your Partner will Get Together with his Ex]
And it’s always a good sign if your partner starts adjusting to your needs in the relationship. It’s their form of penance, and it’s your form of retribution. They should humble themselves enough to acknowledge that they have wronged you, and they have to do whatever it takes to pay for their sins. It’s always a great sign if your partner proves to you that they have the flexibility and humility actually to meet your needs. Regrets Cheating On You
While these are all good signs, the ultimate decision still rests on your lap. You are the one who gets to make a choice here. You are the one who gets to choose how you’re going to be moving forward. You are the one who gets to decide whether you forgive your partner or not. Regrets Cheating On You
You call the shots. And you have to own up to whatever decision you make regarding the direction of your relationship. You have to be sure about what you want – and you have to stand firm on whatever decision you come to.