Ask an expert

11 Jan 2005

Why would a person keep cheating over and over again, even if the other relationships are usually destructive of nature? Am I just a sucker for pain?
Answer 272 views

01 Jan 0001

I wonder which you are --- the cheater or the cheated ? A cheater usually continues cheating if they can get away with it, and if they feel no real need for a genuine committed relationship, and often because they have a low opinion of themselves ( which we generally share ) and feel it proves something good, rather than pathetic, about themselves, to cheat.
The cheated are usually innocent victims the first time round, but to some degree masochistic and also think very little of themselves, if they allow it to happen more than once.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
32% - 9436 votes
68% - 20007 votes