Testing Your Partner: Is a ‘Honeytrap’ Too Far?
Anyone in a relationship can be tempted to suspect foul play once in a while. Trust often relies on a stable pattern of behaviour that tells us how someone is feeling – drastic changes in this regard ring all sorts of alarm bells, and you may suspect he or she is cheating on you surreptitiously.
There are a number of options out there to test where a partner’s loyalty lies, but this brings its own set of ethical questions. Does hiring a fake flirter indicate they respond like this to everyone when you aren’t around? How seriously should a piece of ‘evidence’ be taken?
When the future of your relationship is at stake, you must consider the moral complexities of trying to entrap someone for your peace of mind. Let’s run through how to properly investigate whether someone is up to no good: