9 signs your partner is cheating on you
Text: Karen Khng
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Is your beau ignoring or avoiding you? Are you confused why the love treatment feels pretentious, the sex just ain't happening and you don't know why?
Don't panic just yet. Sure, you must be seething with anger, and you can't wait to pounce on him and that witch to find out just what the hell is going on. But hold your horses. There might be rational reasons why he's playing the 'missing in action' game.
Note to the angry: cheating is not a genetic flaw in a particular gender. Men and women are equally guilty of straying and it's usually a result of emotional and physical neglect and a combination of reasons of the more frivolous kind - you got kinkier as you aged, you started to get itchy and craved variety. Whatever the reasons for adulterous behaviour, accept that you risk trading it all in when the curtains fall.
Cheaters leave a trail of signs. They can't help it. Because cheating takes a lot of effort and energy to conceal and is difficult to keep secret over the long haul. It's easier to spot the telltale signs if you both live under the same roof but the red flags will still be there even if you don't.