Relationships are not all sunshine and rainbows, not even the healthiest and most functional ones. Couples have disagreements and arguments from time to time and it’s something quite normal. As a matter of fact, married couples who don’t have any arguments most often end up divorcing, according to clinical psychologist Deborah Grody.
But divorce has many causes and one of the most common causes is infidelity. In fact, 55 percent of couples cite emotional or physical infidelity as the main reason why they decided to call it quits. However, apart from emotional or physical unfaithfulness, couples nowadays are dealing with another type of cheating.
According to a 2019 survey, around twenty percent of American couples living together have a stash of cash hidden away from their partners or a secret bank account only they know about. In addition, 20 percent of respondents claimed that financial cheating would be much worse than physical infidelity.
If you’ve gone through such an experience with your partner, it might be difficult to trust your significant other again; if your partner was able to lie to you about money, what else are they capable of hiding from you? But don’t despair. There are ways to deal with any difficult situation. Even if it might be hard to move past your partner’s financial infidelity, it’s not impossible. should you want to do it. Here’s how.