Part 4 of 4: How to Leave a Cheater
Do I think people are perfect? Absolutely not. Do I think that people can slip up and make mistakes? Absolutely. But I’ve never, and never will categorize cheating as a mistake. It takes a concerted effort and a conscious choice to take another woman home, undress her and then yourself, lie down, get physical, lie and keep secrets. For all the biological reasons, the philosophical excuses and the social justifications that have been force fed to generations of jaded women—cheating on someone comes down to a choice.
Leaving someone you love is difficult. No one expects that you’re a robot programmed to leave as soon as your partner cheats. But hopefully there is enough love of yourself to give you the energy to get up and go when someone shows they can’t be trusted in your relationship.
First, start with your toothbrush. Yep, your toothbrush.