19 People Who Found Out That Their Partner Was Cheating In Awful Ways

Getting cheated on is one of the worst feelings in the world.

It makes you question everything you've ever known to be true as you're left picking up the pieces of your life — and your heart.

Suffice to say, the experience isn't easy.

Here are 10+ ways people found out their partner was cheating on them.

From an NBA game on TV

Talk about a slam dunk to the heart. This Redditor's friend was watching an NBA game on TV when she saw her boyfriend in the stands with his arm wrapped around another woman.

On a family vacation

"I picked up his phone because I was bored and the kids were playing on mine. Saw a message to some girl describing the sex he and I had the night before. Spent the rest of the vacation fighting via text while trying (and failing) to act normal." - Redditor Impressive_Molasses

From their mom's best friends new boyfriend

This one is hella messy.

This Redditor's mom's best friend went to have lunch with one of her friends from church choir. When the friend's new boyfriend showed up, it was their boyfriend.

From a cellphone plan

"My husband changed from our cellphone plan to hers. Verizon sent me an email confirming the change and the account his line was added to, which included her name. I asked him, and he lied. I looked her up on Facebook, and it turned out they had just celebrated their two-year dating anniversary. We had just celebrated eight years of marriage." - Redditor cowgirltu

From a plane ticket

What happens in Vegas ruins a relationship. This Redditor wrote that he wasn't supposed to be home when FedEx delivered two tickets to Vegas to their house. "The tickets had her name and some other dude's name."

On a surprise visit home

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"Mt St Augustine erupted in Alaska in 1986. They had to evacuate all planes out of Elmendorf AFB due to ash in the air. This sent my unit home from Korea 3 days early. I got home at 2 AM and there was a guy sleeping next to my wife in our bed." - Redditor AlaskaDon

From Pokémon Go


After this Redditor's girlfriend complained about the app taking up too much data, they checked their phone to help figure things out. When they did, they discovered that it was actually Tinder taking up the data.

From a notebook

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"Found my wife's notebook. Written on the first page was a 10-step plan detailing how she was going to leave me for another guy. I turned it into one step." - Redditor decorama

Don't blame him one bit!

From an uber notification

When this Redditor woke up to an Uber notification that a car they hadn't ordered arrived, they remembered that they had given their boyfriend access to their account.

"It was 7 a.m. and he was getting picked up outside of one of the university's sororities."

From a phone backup

"My girlfriend accidentally ran over her phone and destroyed the screen. She asked me to backup all her stuff and transfer it to her new Pixel. I used the backup tool and saw all sorts of dirty messages and nudes sent to another guy." - Redditor toronto_programmer

From getting home four hours early

By doing so, this Redditor found their wife sitting topless on the couch making out with a coworker. "He ran out the door and she ran into a bathroom and locked the door."

From a secret phone

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Rule number one of a secret phone: keep it secret!

This Redditor discovered his girlfriend's shady ways when she fell asleep holding the secret phone. "I grabbed it and saw all the messages."

From a threesome

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After this Redditor's boyfriend convinced her to have a threesome, he accidentally made it known that he had slept with the third party before.

"We don’t really talk anymore, but last I heard she had been dating my ex for over a year."

From an accidental photo

"My ex-wife was FaceTiming her boyfriend while topless and took a screenshot to send to him as a keepsake. Problem was, she accidentally sent it to me." - Redditor dennydiamonds

We can see why she's now an ex-wife.

From the mother-in-law

"My mother-in-law told me my husband was cheating on me because everyone knew it — like everyone — except me! He was away on a 'business trip' with his girlfriend, and I brought our kids over to my in-laws to see their new condo. My mother-in-law couldn’t stand it anymore!" - christenlemieuxc

From secret love letters

"On Christmas Eve, I got onto the computer to find a photo for a last-minute gift — an ornament with a family photo. Instead, I found a love letter to her from some guy at the gym. I kept looking and founds tons more." - Redditor pro_nosepicker

From Instagram


"I was dating this guy and I noticed he wasn't following me back on Instagram. I was initially like, 'Wow, that's rude,' but then thought nothing else of it. Well, then I looked through his tagged photos. Less than 24 hours prior, his girlfriend had posted how much she loved him and how great he was. Such a sinking feeling." - Redditor BaroNessie

From the police

"The idiot borrowed my car, took her out in it, and got pulled over for doing donuts in a cul-de-sac. For some reason, the cops called me to give me a chance to come to get my car and wouldn't let her leave until I showed up!" — grouchycomet10

From long blonde hairs in the bed

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"It's so classic and pathetic, but I found long blonde hairs in our bed. I'm a short-haired brunette, and he had a buzzcut. When confronted, he shrugged and said, 'Well, what are you gonna do about it, anyway? Dump me? You can't. We have a shared lease, so suck it up.' Guess who got dumped the very same day with the help of a very understanding and outraged landlord who rescinded the lease?" - Redditor herissonberserk

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