Cheating on your spouse is ugly and can become uglier when you get caught. When Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley tried to cover up an adulterous affair with a former adviser, he lost his wife, career and all respect. Bentley most likely entered his marriage believing it will last forever. Over time, power and neglect got in somewhere and created an environment for adultery. If these behaviors don’t change, they will tear your relationship apart. Yes, people change and people drift apart. This could be the reason that people cheat or it is just an excuse. The now former governor, who thought he could cover up his extra-marital affair, found that there were consequences to his activities. Don't play the fool because you could be the one disgraced, to lose your family, friends and lose money in divorce court. The bottom line? If you are relying on another person to you meet your emotional and physical needs, you are close to the edge and could fall into an abyss like our example. Here are 6 things to contemplate before you cheat.