Most often in the immediate aftermath of learning about a betrayal, they are just trying to figure out how to get through the day.
However, Ok Cupid has many not-so-great users as well, and it’s not uncommon for women to have the misfortune of encountering them, and in the past, I have as well.
Thanks to the recent Ashley Madison hack and data dump, countless unsuspecting spouses and partners are learning that they’ve been cheated upon by their significant other. Often, more upsetting than the actual cheating is the betrayer’s revealed history of lying and secret keeping.
Essentially, the one person the betrayed partner thought would always be honest and loyal has been, and this revelation just shatters their relationship trust.
Wallis Snowdon is a digital journalist with CBC Edmonton.
She has nearly a decade of experience reporting behind her.