Cheating is complex because the definition varies so widely.

For example, some people believe that it is unacceptable for a partner to: Again, the main point is that individuals differ in what they consider to be an acceptable form of contact with other people.

At one extreme, some couples think it is acceptable to have sex and fall in love with someone else (see polyamory), while some people view flirting with another person as being inappropriate.

Open, honest and safe communication is a fundamental part of a healthy relationship.

The first step to building a relationship is making sure you both understand each other’s needs and expectations—being on the same page is very important. The following tips can help you and your partner create and maintain a healthy relationship: Creating boundaries is a good way to keep your relationship healthy and secure.

Many problems arise in relationships because people do not see eye-to-eye on this issue.

And to make matters worse, many people do not like to define what counts as cheating.

If so, find a fun, simple activity you both enjoy, like going on a walk, and talk about the reasons why you want to be in the relationship.

Then, keep using healthy behaviors as you continue dating.

Keep in mind that relationships are not based on logic, but are influenced by our emotions.