My Boyfriend Cheated, Now What? – Breakup Advice

My Boyfriend Cheated, Now What? – Breakup Advice

Question: I’ve been with my boyfriend for about a year. I love him like crazy. He cheated on me about a month ago. I found out through a friend and he admitted it and apologized. He says that he really wants to be with me. I feel like things have been very different between us since it’s happened. I don’t feel that same strong connection like when we first got together. I just feel unsure if our relationship can handle the cheating. I also don’t feel like I can trust him any more. What do I do? Answer: First off, I want to say that I’m sorry that you were cheated on. It can feel like a blow to the gut. I can understand your confusion. When you really love someone and cheating happens unexpectedly, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with emotion. So what do you do now, you ask?? The low down about cheating… Cheating can happen when the partner involved doesn’t feel as fulfilled in their relationship. This can happen when they aren’t feeling satisfied emotionally, sexually, or even intellectually. You said you haven’t felt as connected to your boyfriend since it happened, but what about before the cheating? Have you felt like things have been ‘good’ between you two? Maybe you’ve noticed that you’ve been pulling away from each other for awhile now. Maybe you don’t want to admit it. The real deal about cheating — It’s mostly used as an exit strategy. Yes, sometimes couples can go on happy after cheating takes place. But most of the time, it’s used as a way to communicate...