It’s a common dilemma. You’ve cheated on your significant other, and the decision is upon you: Do you tell them? Will a moment of brutal honesty save or condemn the relationship?
A well-meaning but ultimately naive person might suggest that being honest will in fact help engender trust. You made a mistake, and you’re coming clean. Points for you.
That, of course, flies in the face of most conventional wisdom, which holds that cheating — an act that’s defined by its inherent betrayal — tends to anger the injured party to the point of irrationality, resulting in the keying of cars and the dumping of clothes on the front lawn. Relationship over.To continue reading this article click here.