“I dated a serial cheater”: three women share their horror stories

“I dated a serial cheater”: three women share their horror stories

Ever been in a romantic relationship with a cheater? Well, you’re not alone. According to a 2018 study in the Netherlands, between 18% and 25% of Tinder users are already in a committed relationship – meaning a quarter of swipers could be cheats. And in 2020, Ashley Madison, the dating network for extramarital affairs, reached a whopping 70 million registered users.

Even without the statistics, we all know someone that’s cheated or been cheated on, and it could even be something that’s affected us in our own relationships. But there are so many reasons why people cheat: whether it’s that they’re feeling unappreciated in the relationship, their sexual needs aren’t being fulfilled, or they’re struggling to keep the romantic spark alive.

We can’t condemn every single person who cheats and cheating doesn’t automatically make you a bad person. But what about the repeat offenders – those with a long history of infidelity, who just can’t help themselves from stepping out on their brightwomen.net fГ¶rklaring partners with multiple other people? And, importantly, what’s it like to actually date these people?

I dated a serial cheater

“I was just one of the pawns in his game, someone who catered to his stupid ego and made him bold”

Well, in answer to that second question, being with a serial cheater is exhausting and it can completely mess you up. All of their lying and sneaking around can get you to a space where you question your self-esteem and even your sanity.

I say all this because I happened to be one of these unfortunate souls, in a relationship with a man who confused this emotional and psychological torture for the word “love”. He wasn’t just cheating on me with one or two people but with thirteen others and promising all them relationships, too. I was just one of the pawns in his game, someone who catered to his stupid ego and made him bold. 阅读更多