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.
Yes, emotional manipulation is a form of abuse that can be subtle but damaging. Thanks for answering, Justin.
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.
"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.
Most definitely, Penny G, thank you for your answer.
Indeed, you have listed the big ones, temptor94, all of which encompass deception. Thanks 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.
Yes, Coco, it can be the beginning of a pattern. Thanks for your answer.