It may be difficult to find out whether one’s partner is cheating or not these days. People work and interact daily as needed in their jobs or just getting on in life. How do you know if your partner is just a bit too friendly or if there is indeed something to worry about? Below are some modern cheating signs to look out for.
Noticeable Changes in the Car
Belongings that shouldn’t be in the car (like blankets, someone else’s hair ties or other personal items) may be a sign that someone else is using the car besides you and your partner. Extra mileage may also mean more trips or stops to places that are not in your usual route.
Sudden Protectiveness Over Phone or Computer
Some people are just more private but if this something new for your partner, then this is a red flag. Cheaters can also become adept in technology quite quickly and it doesn’t help that some apps are designed to make cheating easier (such as those that create hidden folders in a phone). There are apps that offer encrypted messaging, apps that automatically delete messages, and more. Secretiveness and new apps can mean your partner is up to something.
Changes in Habits, Interests, and Vocabulary
A new taste in music, new manner of speaking, and a sudden interest in new hobbies may be signs that your significant other is getting influenced by spending a lot of time with someone else.
Unexplained Money Movement
Expenses coming out of the blue such as lots of unexplained cash withdrawals, new bank accounts or credit cards, gas fill-ups in unfamiliar neighbourhoods, and working longer hours can all mean that your partner may be having an affair.
Differences in Your Relationship
If the connection and communication you have with your partner is no longer how it used to be, like you touch less often, don’t talk to each other as much, or don’t spend time together like you used to, then there might be problems indeed. Although it is normal for these changes to occur in the course of the relationship, marked decreases is a red flag.
Wanting to improve one’s self is not always an indicator of cheating but if your partner is spending a lot of money on new clothes, gym memberships, and self-improvement yet not wanting to spend time or be seen with you, then your partner may be doing it for someone else.
Shutting You Down Digitally
Cheaters often disconnect with their partners in terms of intimacy and communications but in modern times, they also ghost or shut down their partners digitally. If you are no longer getting updates from partner’s profile or he or she posts less often, it could be that you’ve been listed under those with limited access in his or her’s privacy settings.
All of the above signs of cheating should be taken with a grain of salt. Trust your instincts and how you feel. If you think that you may have a reason to suspect, hiring a private investigator to get answers is not a bad idea. You can’t buy happiness but you can pay for peace of mind. Contact us at Haywood Hunt and avail of our personal investigation services to find out the truth whether your partner is cheating or not.