Having a relationship built on lies isn’t going to make anyone happy. Cheating is lying. Here’s how to tell if your boyfriend is cheating on you.

Signs That He’s Cheating

1. He’s Overly Defensive

When a man becomes overly defensive in response to questions about his whereabouts or behavior, it’s a huge sign that something is not right, because otherwise, he’d laugh it off!  if out of nowhere your partner accuses you of cheating, it may be because he’s been unfaithful. Once a man sees how easy it is for him to become involved in an outside relationship, he begins to view his partner under the same moral microscope. Accusing you of infidelity is a way to deflect his own guilt and poor behavior.

Signs That He is Cheating

2. He has a lot of numbers in his phone that aren’t saved under names. 

He pays more attention to her phone than you. You can bet those numbers are attached to girls who are conversing with him in a flirty manner. Trust.

Top Signs That He’s Cheating

3. He stops noticing you.

You could probably wear a bag over your head and he wouldn’t notice. Even when he ‘makes an effort’ to be with you, he doesn’t really notice you. A client once told me she’d stuck a strand of her long hair in the flame during a candle-lit dinner with her husband – and he didn’t notice.

Signs That your boyfriend is Cheating

4. Secretive, Unusual or Unexplained Behavior

It’s not just guilty behavior that should make you worry. Anything that can be characterized as secretive, unusual or unexplained—or any behavior that has suddenly and inexplicably changed—could signify that he’s hiding something, warns Manette. “If your partner becomes elusive about his whereabouts, something’s probably going on.

He flirts with other people in front of you.

5. He flirts with other people in front of you.

This points to larger issues of being attention-starved, having an insatiable ego, and otherwise being insecure. But more notably, if he’s comfortable batting his eyes at other people in front of you, what is he doing when you’re not there?

He will start having secret schedules - Cheating boyfriend

6. He will start having secret schedules

The moment your spouse becomes secretive in her schedules, it clearly shows that there is something he is hiding. He could hide his whereabouts and start having a lot of business trips that care unexplained. If you find yourself knowing less about his itinerary, there is reason to worry.

Signs that your partner is cheating on you

7. He makes a point to say he’s unhappy.

It’s easy to misinterpret any of the aforementioned signals as infidelity when in actuality, there is a perfectly reasonable explanation. But, if you start noticing that the signs are slowly piling up, and he’s recently admitted he’s no longer happy in the relationship, you might be on the verge of a full-fledged confession.