well my girlfriend is going to a party and i dont trust her because she has cheated on me before...
and i dont know what to do can you help me?
Without trust in a relationship, it can be hard to move forward. In order to save your relationship, you have to work on getting that trust back. If it can't be done, then you shouldn't continue the relationship.
If your girlfriend has cheated on you before, she should be an open book for you now. She should hide nothing. Why? Because those with nothing to hide, hide nothing. If she gets defensive about what she is doing, then this is not a good sign.
How long ago did she cheat? If it's recent, she should be doing things to reassure you and work on your relationship to get your trust back. If it was not recent, has she done anything recently to raise your suspicions?
Have you really forgiven her? Forgiving means you have put it behind you and aren't going to throw it in her face every time she makes you angry. But that doesn't mean that you have to keep your eyes closed to the fact that it could happen again. The best predictor of future behavior, after all, is past behavior. But if she hasn't done anything wrong since then, and has been putting forth her best efforts in your relationship, perhaps it's time to give her some trust again.
As for what you should do in the short term, decide if your relationship is worth saving and if you are both willing to do what it takes to work on it and get the trust back. What are you worried about happening at the party? Are you able to attend? If not, why not? What would have to happen for you to feel comfortable with her going? Are your expectations reasonable? These are all things that should be talked about.
As for the long term, if you decide to stay in this relationship, I would suggest seeking counseling for both of you.
I hope this helps. Good luck to you!
why are you with her if she has already cheated and you don't trust her? i almost think that this question is just a joke because common sense says that you two shouldn't even be together but one never knows.
by COCOBEWARE 6 years ago
Would you leave your spouse if he/she only cheated once? Where do you draw the line?
by Carolee Samuda 2 years ago
How do you fix a relationship whose trust has been broken by infidelity?
by maryja 4 years ago
How can to know if my husband is cheating on me when he's working abroad?what should I do? how can I stop him from cheating ?
by Croyd93 6 years ago
I really do love my girlfriend and i'll do anyhting to stay with her so would you please be able to give me some advice.I know what i did is wrong and i feel horrible and disgusted for doing it so please don't comment giving me grief for what i did. I might be only 18 and you will say this is very...
by odeisa 5 years ago
If you man has cheated on you once, would you be willing to trust him again?
by dianne143 7 years ago
will you give your ex who cheated you another chance?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This 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.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We 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 Pixels||We 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.|