39 Overcoming Infidelity Quotes and Sayings

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Having your trust broken with a love one can be a difficult wound to heal. These overcoming infidelity quotes and sayings are perfect for capturing the feelings associated with such an act of betrayal.

“Because I’ve been on the receiving end of infidelity, I know how much it hurts.”

“Cheating and lying aren’t struggles, they’re reasons to break up.”

“Delusion detests focus and romance provides the veil.”

“Despite the slowness, the infidelity, the errors and sins it committed and might still commit against its members, the Church, trust me, has no other meaning and goal but to live and witness Jesus.”

“He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity.”

“I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children.”

“I am not going to speculate about the emotions that might be involved in avian infidelity.”

“I do think that with any kind of infidelity, on some level – unless you’re dealing with a sociopath – there’s always a reason.”

“I don’t want to sell myself short. You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity, but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home.”

“I find infidelity interesting because it’s so revelatory about people. It’s this really silent thing. Everyone acknowledges it as a general practice, but nobody likes to go beyond that, to get down to the nitty-gritty.”

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.”

“I think that in any language when you have a real relationship, and there is love and respect between people, infidelity is always something difficult to accept – whether you are Chinese, British, French. I think that is a universal concept… or problem.”

“I think that women are more sensitive to emotional infidelity than men. I think men are more scared of physical infidelity.”

“I think what destroys Hollywood marriages is our work schedule, not so much infidelity.”

“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.”

“If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity.”

“In a way, fraud in business is no different from infidelity in marriage or plagiarism in scholarly work. Even people committed to high moral standards succumb.”

“In my experience, I think there’s must ado about fidelity and infidelity. I think sometimes true emotional relationships can go beyond those.”

“Infidelity has always existed, but I feel like it was brushed under the carpet, behind the scenes. Now everyone is at it – and they’ve stopped pretending they’re not.”

“Infidelity is a deal breaker for me. I’ve broken up with people over it. You can’t do monogamy 90 percent of the time.”

“Infidelity is horrible – there’s nothing worse than that; it’s devastating.”

“Infidelity raises profound questions about intimacy.”

“It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.”

“I’ve never cheated or been cheated upon. I’ve seen my parents together and secure. So I feel the same way. Infidelity stems from low self-esteem. You want to cheat when you don’t feel good about yourself.”

“Love is understood, in a historical way, as one of the great human vocations – but its counterspell has always been infidelity. This terrible, terrible betrayal that can tear apart not only another person, not only oneself, but whole families.”

“Many women, sometime in their life, are going to get to a point where they have to admit infidelity.”

“No person is perfect. I haven’t, thank God, had any infidelity issues. But you can’t say what you won’t ever do. And you can’t say that you won’t have forgiveness in your heart if there were to be an issue like that.”

“People are always fascinated by infidelity because, in the end – whether we’ve had direct experience or not – there’s part of you that knows there’s absolutely no more piercing betrayal. People are undone by it.”

“Physical infidelity is the signal, the notice given, that all fidelities are undermined.”

“Someone told me the delightful story of the crusader who put a chastity belt on his wife and gave the key to his best friend for safekeeping, in case of his death.”

“Statistically speaking, there is a 65 percent chance that the love of your life is having an affair. Be very suspicious.”

“Such silence has an actual sound, the sound of disappearance.”

“The cultural expectation should be if there’s infidelity, the marriage is more important than fidelity.”

“There are all kinds of ways for a relationship to be tested, even broken, some, irrevocably; it’s the endings we’re unprepared for.”

“There’s so many different ways to cheat. People think infidelity is the way to cheat. I think it’s sometimes far worse to emotionally cheat on somebody.”

“Touch. It is touch that is the deadliest enemy of chastity, loyalty, monogamy, gentility with its codes and conventions and restraints.”

“What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bees and he told me about the butcher and my wife.”

“When your lover is a liar, you and he have a lot in common, you’re both lying to you!”

“Writers are always writing about infidelity. It’s so dramatic. The wickedness of it, the secrecy, the complications, the finding that you thought you were one person but you’re also this other person. The innocent life and the guilty life.”

Finding a way to recover from this vile act is just one way to start rebuilding the peace and emotional security of your life.