ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Women Who Snoop on Their Men... Are They Insecure Or On to Something???

Updated on October 11, 2016

To Snoop or Not to Snoop... That is the Question

Everyone who has ever been in a relationship has snooped on their significant other or at least been tempted to do so. With all of the cheating and rampant infidelity, it's not surprising that such spying has become common practice. More specifically, women are known for their sixth sense, otherwise known as women's intuition. This intuition coupled with snooping has been credited for discovering lies, mischievous acts, and cheating among other things. The question is, is snooping wrong or has it become an essential tool to maintaining trust within a relationship?

For those of you who aren't quite sure if you're guilty of snooping, I'd define snooping as investigating or looking around in hopes to uncover wrongdoing by your spouse or significant other. If you have ever checked your significant other's voicemail, text messages, email, or maybe even their journal/diary, you're guilty of snooping. It doesn't just stop there. There are a slew of women who have taken to social networking sites to continue their snooping binges. I have personally witnessed women checking their men's Facebook and Instagram pages to see who has commented on or liked photos or statuses. As you can imagine, there are hundreds of ways to snoop and millions of women who have undoubtedly uncovered each and every one of them. From spying on Facebook to climbing through windows, women have done it all. As time consuming as it must be, women everywhere are bent on spying and catching their significant others, one way or another...but why would one go to such extreme lengths to violate someone else's privacy?

Can I Really Trust You?

Women who go to extreme lengths to spy on their significant others don't fully trust the person their with. This doesn't necessarily mean that the other person is guilty of wrong doing, but it is a definite indicator that the snooper has trust issues and/or insecurities. Granted, there are those women who have a lack of trust due to cheating initiated by their significant other, and in those instances I empathize with them. Having been cheated on in the past, I understand that forgiving and forgetting isn't the easiest thing to do, especially if you have a desire to preserve the relationship. However, I must also ask you this question. Why remain in a relationship where you have to snoop in order to maintain trust? The basis of trusting is that you believe a person's intentions are good, despite not knowing their every move. I've even heard of people going to the extent of voluntarily sharing passwords as proof that they don't have anything to hide. Should you really have to do this if you trust your significant other or is this the norm for healthy relationships? Either way, trust goes a long way in a relationship. Without it, relationships fall apart and seem inherently doomed. Show me a relationship where trust is missing in action and I'll show you a relationship that is unhealthy and on thin ice.

I'm Guilty of Snooping

Years ago I dated a guy who was a star basketball player at the college he attended. That being the case, there were always women flocking to his presence. In the midst of all this I ignored the other women, because he'd never given me a reason not to trust him. That is, until one day when he left his cell phone in my car. His unlocked cell phone was calling my name and when I could no longer fight the temptation, I succumbed to it and began checking his call log and text messages. To his credit, I didn't find a whole lot of proof that he was seeing other women, but I did stumble across a message that he'd sent to his ex girlfriend saying "I miss you too." As you can imagine, I was furious and this single text changed the course of our relationship. I took those four words and used them against him like weapons of mass destruction, but in retrospect, I wonder what those words even meant. It's possible that he was simply saying he missed their friendship rather than their relationship since he had known her for several years... But with my emotions running up and down the scale, I never would've accepted that as the truth. In the end, I never fully trusted him and that limited the progress of our relationship. I shared that story to say that snooping can negatively impact your relationship and skew your emotions in a way that you're not able to make rational decisions.

Let's face it, not everyone has integrity in relationships. Men cheat as well as women, but does this mean that you should give up your dignity, time, and peace snooping to uncover lying and cheating? For goodness sake, NO! What is done in the dark will most definitely come to light and you don't have to search to find it. In many instances, it just sort of falls in your lap. So, my word to my snooping sisters is this... You can either make a choice to trust your significant other, leave the relationship, or spend unreasonable amounts of time playing inspector gadget. The choice is yours, but if you choose to continue snooping consider the fact that you just might end up the person who's hurt the most in the long run. I leave you with this last bit of wisdom. Don't go looking for something if you're not prepared to handle the findings.

Thanks for viewing this hub, whether you're a man or woman please answer this question in the comments section below: Have you snooped, and if so...what did you find?

Is It Ever Ok To Snoop???

Is it ok to snoop on your spouse/significant other if cheating has occurred in the relationship?

See results


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      jeff 1234 

      3 months ago

      My life was falling apart, I was being cheated and abused. I just needed proof of his cheating.

      So I contacted a private investigator and he linked me up with rodhack003 @ gmail. com who took care of the hack job. He hacked my husband's iPhone and I got contents from his FB, IG, Whatsapp, Twitter and his Email account. I got all the proof I wanted and more. I'm so glad and that's why I am sharing this. Contact him for any type of hacking job. He will surely meet your hack needs. Contact: rodhack003 @ gmail. com

    • profile image


      2 years ago

      Snooped and proud of it. I knew something was up and sure enough there was. Trust your gut, get your facts and get out.

    • profile image


      3 years ago

      Yes i have snooped because he has forever lied to me about things he was involved in. The only way i can ever get the truth out of him is if i know it already, otherwise he lies.

    • profile image


      4 years ago

      I have snooped on two men and both times I found that I was being cheated upon.

    • MG Singh profile image

      MG Singh 

      4 years ago from Singapore

      Nice post. Snooping is best avoided, but a woman is more insecure than a man. Hence they snoop. Nice post

    • profile image


      4 years ago

      Yes I have snooped. I didn't find a whole lot but I regret it to this day especially because he found out! Snooping is not worth the headache.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)