Tell why this offense would be a deal breaker you could not tolerate.
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Beautiful response, treasuresofheaven. Your insights display true experience gained from this mystery we call marriage. Thank you for answering.
Absolutely, Edward, it is trust that binds a relationship. Thanks for answering.
Very true, dashingscorpio. Sometimes it's over before the explosion occurs. Thank you for your answer.
"Repeat" offense is the operative word here, swilliams. I agree wholeheartedly. The first time can be seen as a mistake that you both choose to work through and understand why it happened. The second time . . .outta here! Thanks for answering.
Excellent insight, poppyr. Outside of repeated infidelity and domestic violence, most relationships are worth fixing. I think people don't fully commit to getting through the dry times. Thank you for your answer.
Yes, emotional manipulation is a form of abuse that can be subtle but damaging. Thanks for answering, Justin.
Yes, Coco, it can be the beginning of a pattern. Thanks for your answer.
I appreciate your zero tolerance stance regarding lies. Thank you for answering.
Broken trust and cheating seem to be the consensus with most, DDE. The result is almost always a feeling of disrespect which can lead to a loss of dignity in one's self. Not worth it. Thank you for your answer.
I appreciate your different perspectives, Paula. It does depend on the type of relationship and what you've invested. Thank you for answering.
Most definitely, Penny G, thank you for your answer.