When a person finds out they have been cheated on it is not a good feeling. Betrayal and disappointment hit hard and some never truly recover from it. It is a very negative experience and sometimes the cheater will make decisions that actually adds to what was already a knockout blow.
They cheated on you before so they will cheat on you again right? They have cheated on past partners so what will stop them from doing the same to you? I mean once a cheater always a cheater...or maybe not. Society loves to say "nobody is perfect" but if you dare make a mistake many will try to define you by that mistake for the rest of your life. Why should they believe otherwise. In the eyes of many, cheating is ingrained in the DNA of men.
We live in a society where men having a side chick a.k.a mistress happens way too much. To some men having a woman without a side chick is like having a meal without a drink. Not good in my personal opinion, but there are plenty of women who go along with this dynamic. Sometimes it’s the part they choose to play and other times it is
So you have been with your significant other for (insert time frame). Everything seems to be going well for the most part. You have your good times and naturally you have your rough moments. All in all you are ok with where the relationship currently stands and hope for the relationship to progress and be all you have hoped for it to be.