Finding out that your significant other is cheating is one of the worst things that can happen to any woman. You might feel betrayed, heartbroken, and even start wondering what it is you did wrong. But don’t worry ― it’s not your fault. That’s just the nature of some men. To help you deal with infidelity, here are 30 quotes about cheating husbands.
I gathered some of the deepest heart-to-heart words I could find to make getting over him easier and help you come to terms with it.
Also, keep in mind that his betrayal only shows that he is not as good of a man as you initially thought. So, you should take that as your cue to look for someone worthy of your time and love.
30 Quotes About Cheating Husbands to Help You Cope With Infidelity
Emotional and Heartfelt Quotes About Cheating Husbands
#1. “You didn’t just cheat on me; you cheated on us. You didn’t just break my heart; you broke our future.” — Steve Maraboli
#2. “Betrayal was what I felt, my heart broken not just by a guy I was in love with, but also by, as I once believed, a true friend.” — Danka V.
#3. “I think you still love me, but we can’t escape the fact that I’m not enough for you. I knew this was going to happen. So I’m not blaming you for falling in love with another woman. I’m not angry, either. I should be, but I’m not. I just feel pain. A lot of pain. I thought I could imagine how much this would hurt, but I was wrong.” ― Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun
#4. “I gave my heart to a man who loved me, who wanted to be with me. Who ultimately was afraid of all I offered.” — Rachel Thompson
#5. “No woman could love a cheater and not pay the price for it.” — Rose Wynters
#6. “In a marriage, in any long-term relationship, do not bother with lying. There’s no time for that. If you have any sort of secret life, it will come back to haunt you.” — Andy Garcia
#7. “Cheating on a girl is deeper than people realize. It destroys her outlook on love, her future relationships, and her peace within herself.”
#8. “I’ve told Billy if I ever caught him cheating, I wouldn’t kill him because I love his children and they need a dad. But I would beat him up. I know where all of his sports injuries are.” — Angelina Jolie
#9. “Infidelity has absolutely nothing to do with love. It has to do with an emptiness or a now bankrupt coping mechanism within your spouse that has been there long before they met you. An affair is an attempt to escape from the reality of one’s self.” — Dr. Robert Huizenga
#10. “The worst kind of hurt is betrayal because it means someone was willing to hurt you just to make themselves feel better.”
Quotes About Cheating Husbands to Help You Deal With the Aftermath
#11. “Cheating is easy. Try something more challenging, like being faithful.”
#12. “It’s easy to say that cheating is unacceptable. And of course, it is. But when you’re faced with the consequences of ending a marriage — like weekends without the kids, less money, a smaller house, a lower standard of living, the prospect of dating again, and tearing up years of photos — many people can’t go there.” — Mort Fertel, Marriage Fitness
#13. “As a woman who experienced infidelity firsthand, I will always advise my girlfriends to only trust their husbands 95 percent and leave 5 percent for human error.” — Yolanda Hadid
#14. “Virtually all women will always carry the scars and a deep sense of loss and grief from the betrayal. Whether a woman has stayed, left, or been left, it must be remembered that time is the salve on this journey towards forgiveness and healing, because it is also a process of grieving.” — Meryn G. Callander
#15. “Stray cats are like two-timing men. He got tired of you and took off. He doesn’t find anyone new? He’ll come slinking back. By then, if you’re smart, you’ll have decided you’re better off without him.” — Kelley Armstrong, Visions
#16. “Something deep inside you wants to believe that your spouse could never really, actually, break the sacred vow between you. Intimacy with anyone else? Unreal, unthinkable.” — Michelle Weiner-Davis, Healing from Infidelity
#17. “Most people cheat because they’re paying more attention to what they’re missing rather than what they have.”
#18. “It wasn’t about who he chose. I had moments of like: “Okay, I’m not sexy enough? I’m not pretty enough? Am I not smart enough?” Then I immediately stopped. “No, no, no — don’t start doing that.” Because you can get stuck in that cycle and you can carry that onto other things.” — Eva Longoria
#19. “It’s about realizing it’s not about you. When someone cheats on you, it’s about them, about their shortcomings. It makes it feel like it’s about our shortcomings, like there was something wrong with us, but the truth is, that it’s really their ego, and what they need to fill within themselves that drives them to do things like that. Not because you weren’t enough.” — Jennifer Lopez
#20. “Cheat on a good woman and karma makes sure you end up with the bitch you deserve.”
Profound Quotes About Cheating Husbands, Trust, and Forgiveness
#21. “The most important quality that an unfaithful spouse needs in order to successfully regain their offended partner’s trust, is that the betrayer ‘gets it.’ ‘Getting it’ means that the straying spouses understand the wrongness of their behaviors and the depth of the pain they have caused. They need to effectively renounce their old behaviors and develop a keen sense of what it’s like to be in their partners’ shoes.” — Linda J. Macdonald, How to Help Your Spouse Heal from Your Affair
#22. “I do think that with any kind of infidelity, on some level — unless you’re dealing with a sociopath — there’s always a reason.” — Jessica Capshaw
#23. “Infidelity is not about love but about a personal need system out of whack, an inability to set boundaries, a sense of entitlement, an addiction problem, unresolved internal tension from a long time ago, a deep-seated belief of inadequacy plus more.” — Dr. Robert Huizenga, Break Free from the Affair
#24. “The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” — Cheryl Hughes
#25. “If you succeed in cheating someone, don’t think that the person is a fool. Realize that the person trusted you much more than you deserved.”
#26. “I trusted you but now your words mean nothing to me, because your actions spoke the truth.”
#27. “I am a good enough person to forgive you. But not stupid enough to trust you again.”
#28. “A liar deceives himself more than anyone, for he believes he can remain a person of good character when he cannot.” — Richelle E. Goodrich
#29. “I think that women are more sensitive to emotional infidelity than men. I think men are more scared of physical infidelity.” — Olivia Wilde
#30. “I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
Don’t let the actions of someone who doesn’t deserve you dictate how you live the rest of your life. You shouldn’t be afraid to love again, just because of a cheater.
I hope these quotes about cheating husbands will help you overcome the difficult times you are going through, and to better cope with the situation.