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Can you cheat on someone you Love?

December 2nd 2021, 12:15:36 pm

Yes You Can!

Can you cheat on someone you love?

People always say love is the biggest criterion in every relationship, but the question “Is love enough?” Keeps arising in debates and it's not hard to see why.

The truth is Love isn't always enough. Oftentimes, people cheat in relationships even when dating the love of their life.

Today, we'll discuss a few reasons why this happens.

What Can Cause Cheating In Relationships?

There are a few neglected things that can drive one into becoming unfaithful to his/her partner. Let’s talk about a couple of them.

1. Lack of Self Discipline

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You can love your partner to death, but if you lack self discipline, lust, greed, and other emotions will sway you.

It takes a strong mind to turn down advances from affluent, handsome young men, just as it takes a lot of self discipline to turn down highly attractive women. Staying devoted necessitates a great deal of self-control. You may be head over heels in love with your partner and want to show them the world, but if you're not disciplined, you'll end up ruining everything.

2. The Sex

Sex plays a key role in relationships. It fuels true intimacy and love. The ability of partners to satisfy each other sexually is paramount but most times this point is overlooked. Bedmatics and openness of each partner to learn new sex styles can keep the other partner in check.

3. Your Ex

A bad or hurtful relationship damages the psyche of a faithful and committed person. The fear of being cheated on by someone you love, unknowingly gets deep rooted in your innocent mind. Thus, on the inside, you'd secretly struggle to be committed in your next relationship.

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In addition, most people desire a taste of what it's like to cheat on someone else because they've been cheated on before.

4. Behavioural change

A sudden change in behavior from either partner is bound to have a ripple effect on the relationship. If your partner becomes cold and distant all of a sudden; if they start to withhold their attention and care from you, it's only a matter of time before another love interest creeps into the relationship.

5. Communication

Without proper communication, what good is love in a relationship? You pay attention to your partner if you have deep and beautiful conversations. When you have deep conversations, you can find out what they're thinking about, and you can get answers to your most troubling problems.

Imagine having a disagreement with your partner and not being able to resolve it. It gradually becomes a greater problem, which can open the door for other love interests into your life.

6. Nagging

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Toxicity is not a romantic gesture. A nagging partner will never fathom what peace of mind means or does to sustain a healthy relationship. It’s vital to know that every relationship has a psychological effect on people, both negative and positive.

If we have a nagging partner, we will find ourselves journeying to the one who gives us peace of mind and will then cheat on our partners.

Being committed requires our mental recognition and acceptance of what we’re in for. To be loved and to love is a daily effort we should strive for. Cheating is the order of the day but you can still choose to be deeply committed and faithful to the one you love. Text that special someone today, every single act of love counts.

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Funmi is a Writer, Thinker and Marketing buff. Like Mark Manson, he hopes to give life advice that doesn't suck.

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