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How to Handle Your Partner’s Emotional Infidelity

Your partner can be emotionally unfaithful to you when they become emotionally connected to someone else


  • Step 1: Reflect Ask yourself if you are being too sensitive or if your partner is being thoughtless.
  • Step 2: Define Define what the issues are. If your partner is withdrawing emotionally, define what that means to you so you can communicate that concern later.
  • Step 3: Communicate Talk to your partner. Ask them what is going on and why they are seeking emotional support from someone else.
  • TIP: If communicating is too difficult, seek the help of a professional
  • Step 4: Share your needs Share with your partner your needs and what is acceptable behavior. Make sure your partner is committed to change.
  • Step 5: Plan Plan with your partner changes you can make to build trust and intimacy again.
  • FACT: Did you know? As few as 46 percent of men believe that online affairs constitute adultery.

You Will Need

  • Reflection
  • Communication skills
  • A plan

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