Being cheated on by a romantic partner can be excruciatingly painful. It is often so painful because it is one of the worst forms of betrayal of trust. Your rights have been taken away from you, at least temporarily. If you are in a monogamous relationship, you have the right not to be cheated on. Trust and the violation of rights are huge contributors to the pain infidelity can cause. Infidelity can unleash devastating consequences on a couple and is often cited as the ultimate deal-breaker in a relationship, over both emotional abuse. Despite this, over half of married couples decide to weather the storm together rather than split up. Unfortunately, the healing process doesn’t happen overnight and strong feelings of hurt, guilt and resentment will show up time and time again. But there is hope. With forgiveness, a lot of hard work, dedication and determination, you and your spouse can recover. If your choice is to stay together over divorce, here are five things to remember.