I know my boyfriend cheated on his last girlfriend, but I think he felt trapped in that relationship and needed to get out. But if he cheated once, will he cheat again? I don’t know how much I can trust him.
So you’re thinking “once a cheater, always a cheater.” Well, not necessarily. Though my self-control has never been lost in times of monogamy, I do feel that we all make mistakes and deserve a second chance (depending on the situation.) Assuming that he’ll cheat again isn’t the right opinion to have. But you also shouldn’t be na’ve and make yourself believe he cheated to get out of a relationship. That’s pretty immature. If that’s true, he has more problems than just his infidelity.
Trust is earned, so it’s okay to be a little cautious in the beginning. But don’t get caught up on the fact that he has cheated. Assuming he’s aware that you know of his unfaithful past, if he likes you, he’ll find ways to reassure you that it won’t happen again. Stay calm and let him prove to you that he’s trustworthy.