While you can read your S.O.’s text messages, check their Facebook, and even follow them everywhere they go (though we don’t recommend that), it’s impossible to know for sure whether your partner will ever cheat.
If you want a healthy relationship, the only thing you can do is trust him and hope for the best. “The most important quality in a long-lasting love is trust,” says Jennifer Freed, Ph. D.
With that in mind, you should know that it’s totally normal for guys (and girls) to be attracted to people outside of their relationship, says Freed. So, if he is tempted to cheat, it doesn’t actually mean your relationship is doomed or that he’s a bad guy, she says.
As these six guys can attest, sticky situations happen. Here, they explain the moments that could have turned ugly and how they avoided them.