How to Recover From Being Cheated On: 6 Things to Do

He's done his dirt and now you know. Not quite sure what to do next? Don't worry, here are 6 things to consider when you're ready to heal.

Lauren Porter Jul, 26, 2016

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Pray for the strength to not go full Angela Bassett/Waiting to Exhale on him and then walk away gracefully should that be what you decide to do.


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If forgiveness is on your heart, give it but if you aren’t ready to give it right away, don’t harp on it. Give yourself time to mull through what will truly make you happy and then be confident in your final decision.


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Don’t let that man get you down for too long. Go out and get yourself a gift for weathering the storm and making it through to the other side. 


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In times like this, call on the ones who know you better than you know yourself and just be. You don’t have to spill the beans if you don’t want to—sometimes the ones who love you most, meddle. Have a night where you don’t think about how you’ve been wronged and feel happy again.


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Things will never go back to “normal”—and that isn’t always a bad thing. This hiccup in love is a lesson that you either grow from or go from. Either way, you’re learning something about yourself and your relationships. 


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What you do next is up to you. You forgive and forget or forgive and literally forget. Whatever you decide just remember you are the real winner here. 



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