How Do You Build Trust After Cheating?
Rebuilding trust after you have cheated on your partner is a challenging, painstaking and delicate task. In order to rebuild the trust you destroyed through infidelity you need to accept that your partner may need a long time to heal. But with honesty, open communication and patience, trust might eventually return. Help your partner who did not have the affair to find emotional closure. This could mean sticking to a strict schedule that will help trust grow, or even checking in several times a day to let her know where you are. “It’ll require you being where you’re supposed to be, when you’re supposed to be, 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, so your spouse can trust you again” said therapist Dr. Phil. Once your partner gets used to you telling the truth about where you’ve been, the trust will begin to grow again. Continue sexual intimacy with your partner. Psychologist Barry McCarthy recommends that couples continue sexual activities after infidelity has occurred as a means of restori