When someone in a relationship cheats, some couples break up while others stay together. After all, once trust has been broken, it will be a lot of work to regain it once again. That said, there are certain things couples who get back together after infidelity have in common, according to relationship experts. Tessina, Ph. Romance" , psychotherapist, and author of How to be Happy Partners: Working it out Together , tells Bustle.
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There are countless reasons that people cheat in a relationship - but what are you supposed to do when the affair is over and you still want to be with your partner? According to one divisive article, you should always keep the secret of your infidelity to yourself - as telling your partner can only cause harm. Rather than sharing the hurt, Dr Fleming suggests focusing on yourself and identifying the reason behind the affair. According to best-selling author and New York City relationship expert Susan Winter , who spoke with The Independent , there are times to keep the secret - and times to come clean.
Building Trust After Cheating
Dr Ken Rosenberg is a New York-based psychiatrist and addiction therapist with over 25 years of experience. According to Rosenberg, there are a whole host of reasons and circumstances that can lead someone to cheat. Sometimes people cheat because they feel they can get away with it. Accessibility is another factor. And social media is an added complication.
So, you cheated. Maybe he was really hot, maybe she was really understanding of your workload, or maybe you were just really, really bored. The potential reasons behind cheating are legion, and afterwards, many people are at a complete loss about how to move forward in their primary relationships. Do you try to keep it a secret? Spill it all with the promise that you'll never do it again?