List of Signs of a Cheating Spouse


Cheating spouses often exhibit noticeable changes in behavior.  Catching a cheating spouse may be difficult and even require the use of a private investigator.  Private investigators may use personal surveillance techniques, video taping, or photography to obtain proof of the infidelity. In some cases, a private investigator may do a background check on the individual to obtain information other their past. See also Adultery

List of Signs of a Cheating Spouse

Following is a list of behavioral signs that may help you catch a cheating spouse. If you are suspicious that your spouse or significant other is cheating, pay close attention for these possible warning signs.

Individually, each of these signs do not mean that your spouse is cheating.  What you are looking for is a pattern of suspicious behavior that collectively points toward cheating.

  1. Your spouse starts working a lot of overtime – going in early or coming home late
  2. Your husband or wife uses the internet often and wants privacy while doing so
  3. Extra mileage on the odometer
  4. Your spouse hides their cell phone bill / house phone bill
  5. Your spouse often says ” It’s your imagination “
  6. Your spouse receives “hang up” phone calls
  7. Your significant other is not interested in having sex anymore
  8. Doesn’t wear their wedding ring
  9. New sexual techniques
  10. Often says ” I need my space”
  11. Shows a sudden interest in a different type of music
  12. Your wife’s or husband’s co-workers are uncomfortable in your presence
  13. Spouse has a sudden preoccupation with his or her appearance
  14. Spends an excessive amount of time on the computer when you are asleep
  15. The amount of money being deposited into your checking account drops off
  16. You find items of intimate apparel that you did not give your spouse
  17. Your partner seems less comfortable around you
  18. You receive calls where the caller hangs up
  19. Your notice a change in attitude towards everyone in the home
  20. Spouse uses a low voice or whisper on the phone or hangs up quickly
  21. Your spouse begins to delete all incoming phone calls from the caller ID
  22. Your spouse deletes all incoming e-mails when they used to accumulate
  23. A cheating spouse will have a change in grooming habits
  24. Your partner picks fights and argues with you more over little things
  25. If your spouse is dressing nicer, looking nicer, it may be because they are trying to impress someone, and possibly cheating
  26. If you notice charges on credit card statement that don’t make sense


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