So, your gut told you something was up and you have done your homework – you’re now higher than 80% sure that you are being lied to and that there is someone else in the picture?
If your response is “No” or “Not Exactly” – but you have your suspicions – then the situation might be a bit too early to act on. Check out “Am I dating A Liar” to help on what to do next if.
Whether you have been dating for a short while or are in a long-term relationship if your answer is a “Hell Yes” or “I am pretty sure” I bet you are keen to confront the truth!
Be warned though that short of a confession or catching them in the act there could still be a possibility that you’re wrong. Either way, it’s obvious that having “the conversation” is a priority!
So – in response to “How Do I Confront A Possible Cheat!” – I recommend you don’t!! Confrontation is nothing more than a point scoring exercise that may make you feel better in the short term but is unlikely to get you the ultimate desired outcome that moves you on – The Truth!
Backing someone into a corner will ensure they come out fighting. Don’t go in with an accusatory finger pointing stance which, with human nature being what it is, will more likely result in their defending themselves with more lies. Instead be prepared to set the scene for an open and honest conversation to take place.
Here is a list of helpful tips to maximise “the conversation” and get the answers that you really need to move on – either together or apart:
Once you have this truth then you are empowered to make a decision that truly works for you. Infidelity does not always mean it’s over. Sometimes it can mean the death of an old situation and the birth of a new, more open and healthy relationship.
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Articles that TJ writes for The Love Coach cover all steps in the cycle of love and include tips and advice for many dating or relationship issues. Her experience as a Love Therapist, Love Coach and Life Coach bring a real-life approach to everyday situations.
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