There are few things in life as hurtful as being cheated on by someone you loved and trusted. It can make you lose your faith in love, people—even yourself. Worst of all, the impacts can live on long after you’ve dumped that D-bag and the relationship is over.
☝️Those are some of the main things to remember when dating someone who’s been cheated on before. But even if you’re the most thoughtful partner who would *never* be unfaithful, you could still end up accidentally hurting your S.O. who’s still healing from their past.
Here’s what NOT to say to someone who’s been cheated on when navigating a new relationship with them:
“You’re projecting your insecurities onto me.”
It can be hard for a person to move on from the feelings they’re carrying after infidelity, says Cristina M. Konior, LMHC. And projecting them onto you is def not fair.
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