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4 signs you may have a cheating spouse

It’s often the first thing that potential clients lead with.  They think that maybe their spouse might be cheating, but they are not sure if the signs they see are cause for alarm or if they are over-reacting.

The first warning that your spouse may be cheating may not even be something that you can see or point out. Suspicions of infidelity often begin as nothing more than just a sinking feeling, a twinge in your heart that tells you something just isn’t right. You may not know why this feeling is happening, but then you realize that your spouse seems a little distant or that he seems to be “working late” or “spending time with the boys” a lot more than he used to.

You begin to wonder if he may be seeing someone else, but when you bring it up to your spouse he gets defensive, denies everything, or acts like a victim. It may be time to start really looking for proof so you can either put your mind at ease or prepare for your next steps.

4 Signs Your Spouse May Be Cheating

There are many signs to look for when you suspect your spouse of cheating. These can help you to determine if there really is something to be concerned about, but don’t confuse seeing these signs with actually having proof. To be certain you will need to delve much more deeply.

Signs that your spouse may be being unfaithful include:

  1. He makes the statement “I love you, but I’m not in love with you.” This could indicate that while he remembers why he married you he is being blinded by the passion he is feeling for his new relationship.
  2. He tells you that he is spending a tremendous amount of time with a “friend”. This is especially true if you have never met this friend or if your spouse specifically excludes you from also spending time with them.
  3. He suddenly needs “his space”. If you are accustomed to openness and honesty in your marriage and suddenly your spouse becomes very protective of things like his email account, voicemail, text messages, bills, or datebook you should take notice. He may be trying to hide information.
  4. He is spending a lot of time on the computer. A large percentage of affairs today start online through internet dating sites, social networking platforms, or simply through emails to people from work or social groups. If your spouse is spending more time than usual on the computer it may be an indication that he has started or is continuing a relationship online. While this relationship may not have a sexual component, emotional affairs are just as destructive.