Even when you decide to forgive the cheating partner, it is very difficult to trust them like you used to before.
Here are three ways to make the journey easier and better:
1. Find ways to reconnect:
Are there things you and spouse enjoy doing together before infidelity almost tore you apart? Find such activities and start doing them again. You need to find time and try to work through your issues. If you have a new hobby, introduce it to your partner and do it together.
2. Understand why the cheating happened:
If your spouse cheated because he or she was feeling undervalued in the relationship, you should recognise this and make up for it.
If you cheated because you were bored of the relationship, then you need to find the spark once again. Once you discover the reason for the infidelity, then you can address the issue once and for all.
3. Develop deeper emotional connection:
Infidelity does not always happen because of physical issues. It is mostly a result of lack of emotional intimacy.
Give your partner a lot of attention and care and a chance and reason to come closer to you. You can't fix the broken pieces of your relationship if you don't get emotionally close to your partner.