One of the most shocking things that cheaters say when confronted is that they didnt know why they did it. They fail to come up with excuses and reasoning to justify their act of infidelity. They are in effect trying to tell you that they are as shocked by their own behaviour as you are.
Do cheaters get defensive?
A cheater, however, may get defensive because youve blown their cover, says Milrad. It is very common for cheaters to deflect responsibility and get irritated by your questions. They often try and shut you down and even criticize you for being too controlling or suspicious.
How cheaters hide their tracks?
They take better care of themselves. This is a sneaky one but oftentimes when someone is cheating on you theyll do whatever it takes to hide their tracks. This can include showering more often, to get off any unfamiliar scents, wearing a lot more cologne or perfume, or even buying themselves a whole new scent.
Is it worth staying with someone who cheated?
So its 100% understandable to dump someone who cheats. In some situations, it might be the best thing to do. But in many situations, its also perfectly reasonable to stay. They understand that cheating is not always a reflection of a bad person.