Betrayal in any relationship is so difficult to deal with, but when it’s in a romantic relationship it’s even messier. Everyone’s beliefs, experiences, and ideas of what infidelity really looks like is so different. While there is no judgement for how one relationship views it versus another, it’s still very hurtful for the person in a relationship that has their trust broken. Trust is such a delicate thing. It’s very difficult to build and takes so much time. Like a priceless glass vase, it can be shattered quite easily as well. If your partner has cheated on you, or perhaps you have cheated on your partner, it is important to understand the context of this episode is based around fidelity and trust as Tom and Lisa have defined it for themselves. It is so important that you have conversations with your partner to define your own lines of trust so that you are both clear how to avoid breaching those lines to build a long lasting, healthy and happy relationship.
Relationship Theory with Tom and Lisa Bilyeu encourages healthy, loving, life long relationships. Whether you are fresh out of your last relationship, on a break, taking time to heal from a breakup, or looking for ways to strengthen the romance and bond in your current relationship, Tom and Lisa are sharing their 20 years of experience. They’re taking questions and giving relationship advice that will enhance all of your relationships.
2nd Chances | Lisa on why cheating is non-negotiable with no 2nd chances [0:31]
No Reasons | Lisa on how reasons for cheating reveals something broken in relationship [1:26]
Broken Trust | Tom on why being someone’s number one and the need for trust is critical [2:58]
Be 100% | Not being in a relationship where fear is a factor requires being all in with trust [5:40]
“It’s not about the cheating itself. It’s about what caused you to do that.” Lisa Bilyeu [1:30]
“To feel like you’re somebody’s number one, I think that’s probably the most intoxicating thing about a relationship.” Tom BIlyeu [3:36]
“Everybody just has to draw their own line, say this is what’s important to me, this is what I’m willing to put up with…” Tom Bilyeu [7:23]