It is a devastating event to discover a partner’s betrayal, it strikes at the heart of many aspects of our identity. The betrayed partner may doubt their own attractiveness or their ability to judge people, and can raise questions about the fundamental goodness of the world.
Our relationships are built upon the idea that we can trust those who we care about the most to behave in a consistent, reliable manner. When this belief is shattered, our emotions and common sense dissolve and reframe our reality. It feels like all that we have trusted in may not be as it appears. How do we navigate through this difficult time? Read on for more.
This is part 2 of 3 in the “Trusting in Relationships” series.