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What’s considered cheating on someone?

People have different opinions about what’s considered cheating, so it’s up to partners to decide what the “rules” are for their relationship.

Many people agree that there are six basic qualities to healthy, loving relationships: respect, trust, honesty, fairness, equality, and good communication. Everyone is different when it comes to dating rules, so people should sit down with their partners and agree on what counts as cheating in their relationships.

When in doubt about whether or not something “counts,” you might want to think twice if

  • You have to hide what you would do or lie about it.
  • Doing it will lower your partner’s self-esteem.
  • You feel guilty about it.
  • You wouldn’t want your partner to do it.

Tags: cheating, healthy relationships