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4 signs that a spouse could be cheating

| Jul 12, 2020 | Firm News

When a you got married, you and your spouse made a commitment to each other. You probably never thought about the possibility of your spouse breaking that commitment, but you may have noticed something recently that has gotten you to question his or her resolve.

How can you tell if your spouse is cheating on you? It turns out there are several tell-tale signs you can look for.

A spouse could be cheating if he or she:

  • Tries to keep technology use secret
  • Acts hostile toward the marriage
  • Racks up unexpected expenses
  • Suddenly improves his or her appearance

Although these signs may indicate a spouse is cheating, they could mean a variety of other things. Sometimes, there is not a way to know with 100% certainty. When this occurs, it may be best to trust your gut.

What if you find out that your spouse is cheating?

If you find out that your spouse is having an affair, you and your spouse will have to decide what that means for your marriage. Some couples are able to work out their differences in therapy. However, other couples decide that the best path forward is to end their marriage.

In situations that involve a cheating spouse, some people believe that the infidelity can be used to their benefit in a divorce. Some states do have an infidelity ground for divorce. This would blame the unfaithful spouse for the need for divorce, which might result in some benefits for the faithful spouse.

However, Colorado is a no-fault divorce state. In Colorado, spouses can get a divorce without the need for a spouse to prove wrongdoing. This means that you don’t need a special reason to get a divorce.

Finding out that a spouse has been unfaithful can be heartbreaking, and it can take time to heal. The best way to do this can vary based on the situation. Ultimately, the way you choose to respond to that news is up to you.