Women aren’t the only ones with trust issues and men aren’t the only ones who cheat on their partners. The only difference is the reaction of the two sexes when it comes to being cheated on.The majority of men are willing to look past an affair committed against them and some even want to save their relationship. Most women can’t look past being cheated upon and an affair is a sure reason for them to end their relationship. Imagine a Brad Pitt look-alike has swept you off your feet online, and your first coffee date reveals that he’s only more handsome and charming in person. But there’s one potential deal breaker that a lot of people don’t consider.But if you truly like him and hope that things will work out between the two of you, then you have to do things that will make trust a non-issue. If you reversed the situation, what would you want the man you are dating to do in order to make you feel secure with him?Although it may seem that you have to do plenty of things explicitly to instill trust, unfortunately it is the only thing you can do.
"Many people hide these truths because they don't want to scare off a potential date, but hiding such information will make your date feel tricked," says Christie Hartman, a Denver psychologist and author of "Dating the Divorced Man: Sort Through the Baggage to Decide If He's Right for You." Here's how to reveal your previous marriage to your potential future spouse.If you are currently dating a guy who has a history with an unfaithful partner, you are dealing with someone who may have some serious trust issues.That alone is kind of hard to work around— he is easily wary about dating women because of his experience. He’ll be full of insecurities and he may show you some behavior that may be hard for you to understand. A man with trust issues breeds insecurities, jealousy, and paranoia.[Read: 7 secret signs of a bad relationship] Past relationships can affect your life forever You may date someone new, but you’ll never be able to truly love them unless you let go of the illusion of love you’ve created around your ex. Fantasizing about it will only make you feel miserable and leave you unhappy, even if you’re in a relationship that’s far better than the one you’ve shared with your ex.Your happy moments will never feel happy, and the minor arguments you have with your present lover will only make you want to get back with your ex even more, even though there’s no chance of that ever happening. Signs your past relationship is holding you back It’s alright to think fondly of your ex now and then. We all have our relationship deal breakers—a list of unforgivable traits that we hope we won’t uncover in our significant others—because if we do, we’ll have to kick them to the curb.