Why are affairs so painful?
In his book, Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect, Matthew Liberman writes, “When human beings experience threats or damage to their social bonds, the brain responds in much the same way it responds to physical pain.” The pain we experience in betrayal often feels like an attack on our body. It hurts like hell.
How do you deal with being cheated on and lied to?
5 Ways to Recover From Being Cheated, Lied to, or Manipulated. Forgive yourself for being fooled. Don’t give a known liar the benefit of the doubt. Learn the basics of deception detection. Stop being shy about checking things out. Don’t change who you are.
How do you get over being cheated on in a marriage?
Treat the old relationship like an addiction. Go out with old friends who love you. Get more exercise. Take an Advil. Share all passwords and give full cell phone access. Share every detail of the betrayal. Define what kind of relationship you are trying to build. Set the clock back to a better time.Weitere Einträge…•