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If your SO cheats?

If you are married, and feel that your spouse cheats..and find out that its true. When/if you divorce, what will happen with the children. Could the person that cheats not get to see their children?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:15 PM on Aug. 26, 2010 in Relationships

Answers (14)
  • That would have nothing to do with visitation.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 1:16 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Just because someone is a bad spouse, doesn't make them a bad parent, I think it would be highly unlikely to affect custody.
    gramsmom

    Answer by gramsmom at 1:17 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • The court will decide all that.
    DesertRose75

    Answer by DesertRose75 at 1:17 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • If my SO cheated, he wouldn't be my SO anymore!! I don't see why that would involve my children, they still need thier dad.
    Tazz2299

    Answer by Tazz2299 at 1:18 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I don't think that cheating is a reason not to have access to the children in the laws eyes.
    Mommy2Gabrielle

    Answer by Mommy2Gabrielle at 1:18 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • nope he would still have his parental rights. it's not like him cheating means he's a bad father just a bad husband.
    melody77

    Answer by melody77 at 1:18 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • From my experience: I dont think it matters if your spouse cheats unless he is found unfit then i think it would be a diffrent story. Some unfit parents still get visitation as well.
    Proudparent707

    Answer by Proudparent707 at 1:20 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I would divorce right away. My husband is a good dad so of coarse he'll still be able to see his kid. I would be the primary care giver because he can't handle it full time plus he's job is way to hard to keep kids around. (military)
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 1:20 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • My ex husband DID cheat. In a big way he cheated. He got another woman pregnant while I was pregnant with our son. My first instinct was to never let him see me or his child. But...he cheated on ME..not our son. I couldnt, wouldnt do that to our son. My son did not need to be punished for what his father did. So, no..I did not keep him away.
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 1:21 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • i would divorce but my dh is a wonderful father and i would never take his kids away from him.
    cassie_m

    Answer by cassie_m at 1:21 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

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