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Recognize the Signs of Cheating

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In order to recognize the signs of cheating, you'll first need to know what to look out for. Read on for a list of the most common signs of cheating.

Cheating Sign #1: Changes in Sex Drive

Different people react differently in bed when they are cheating; some people will want more sex with their partner when having liaisons outside of a committed relationship, whereas many others will have sex with much less frequency. Another sexual indicator that your partner may be cheating is if they suddenly bring new moves into the bedroom.

Cheating Sign #2: Being Overly Defensive

Sometimes cheating partners will take out their anger and frustration on the person they are being unfaithful to. Be aware of when your girlfriend or boyfriend starts to pick fights with you, or accuses you of strange behaviors from out of the blue to deflect their own actions.

Cheating Sign #3: Hiding Behaviors

Frequent phone hang-ups, hiding credit card statements, or quickly changing what's up on the computer screen when you walk by may all be signs of a cheating partner.

Cheating Sign #4: Surprise Gifts

Your partner may be feeling rather guilty for cheating on you, even if they continue. Therefore, some people use flowers, chocolates or other "just because" gifts to make themselves feel better about their infidelities.

Cheating Sign #5: Sudden Unavailability

If you've been able to get a hold of your partner on business trips before, then if you suddenly cannot, there is reason to be concerned. The same goes for having their phone off for long periods of time or leaving it unanswered when this previously happened rarely, or being unavailable to attend social events or make dates that were commonplace at one point in time.

Please note: None of these signs of cheating are guarantees that you are being cheated on. However, if several of these signs of cheating are currently present in your relationship, it may be time to sit down and talk with your partner before jumping to any conclusions.

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