Be upfront about your cheating past. It may feel counterintuitive to open up about your history of cheating with your new partner to win over their trust, but it may actually be the absolute best thing you should do. On this episode of Relationship Theory, Tom and Lisa Bilyeu sit down to discuss the best way to address your cheating history with your partner, when the best time to do it is, and how it will actually lead to a stronger, better relationship. They talk about how honesty is crucial, why you should set rules for your life, how being honest is actually a benefit to you, and why you shouldn’t be afraid to be brutally honest upfront.
Be Honest | Lisa and Tom discuss how to address your past cheating to your partner. [0:26]
Rules | Tom and Lisa share why it’s so important to set rules for your own life. [3:30]
Your Own Sake | Tom and Lisa discuss why being honest is actually for your benefit. [4:25]
Be Upfront | Lisa and Tom discuss why you should be honest early. [5:17]
“I will never ever cheat on you. I can’t say I’ll never break up with you.” [3:38]
“The reason to be honest with somebody isn’t for them nearly as much as it’s for you.” [4:25]
“It’s about the lie, not even about the actual incident.” [6:28]