Is It Time For a Private Investigator? | Signs Your Spouse is a Cheater

One of the most common reasons people hire a private investigator is that they have suspicions that their partner is cheating on them. There are lots of things that are likely to raise a few red flags in a relationship, but some signs can be a little less obvious and are often missed because of this. That’s when it is a good idea to turn to a private investigator. Nobody wants to make an accusation if they are wrong, but likewise, nobody should be left wondering what the truth actually is!

Let’s take a look at some of the signs that could indicate you have an unfaithful spouse on your hands.

1 – A Sudden Change in Schedule

The majority of us have a somewhat predictable daily schedule. We go to work around the same time, get home at a particular time, attend social activities as planned, and so on. When that routine suddenly changes for no apparent reason, it can be a sign that something is going on. For example, if your partner suddenly has to work late several times a week but hasn’t had a recent promotion or job change, then that might be a good reason to be suspicious. A private detective can help you to find out if they really are at work or are going someplace else.

2 – Their Friends Treat You Differently

Everyone needs someone to confide in, and a cheater may well have told their friends about their infidelity. That puts them in an awkward situation where they don’t want to betray their confidence, but they feel uncomfortable with the knowledge. Rather than have to make a difficult choice regarding telling you the truth or not, they may try to avoid spending time with you or treat you a little less friendly than they used to.

3 – They Stop Sharing With You

Part of the intimacy of a relationship is sharing your thoughts and feelings with each other. This can be as simple as telling a funny story or venting a source of frustration. When your partner stops sharing their day with you, it can indicate that they have something to hide. For many, it is not a conscious thing that they do, but instead, they subconsciously know they have a secret to hide and will share less in order to minimize the risk of letting something slip.

4 -Love bombing

We all love getting attention from our significant other. Still, if it is significantly out of character, then you might want to stop and think about why they are suddenly showering you with gifts and affection. This is a common trait among cheaters because they are overcompensating for their infidelity. It is also a way to cover their tracks, because how could such an attentive partner possibly be unfaithful?

5 – Accusing You of Cheating

Strangely enough, a common habit among many unfaithful spouses is accusing their partner of being the cheater! There are several reasons why they may do this, including manufacturing a reason to need space, giving them the perfect excuse to sneak off to their lover. Even if they don’t go to the extent of questioning your faithfulness to them, they may become critical of you in other ways and convince you that you are the cause of changes in the relationship.

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Ken Shull served as a Special Agent with the FBI for almost 25 years and was head of the FBI Polygraph program until his retirement in 2001. At that time he set up the Kendall Investigations practice as a private investigator in Knoxville, TN offering Polygraph services, private investigations, and security guards. Ken is a member of the American Polygraph Association and The American Association of Police Polygraphists.

The Truth is Still the Truth Even if No One Believes it, A Lie is Still a Lie Even if Everyone Believes it.