By Delaney Gilbride

In celebrity news, it looks like The Bachelor alum Chris Soules is keeping his life privatized after felony allegations came out against him this past week. Celebrity gossip erupted after Soules deleted his Instagram nearly 24 hours after being arrested in Iowa after fleeing the scene of a fatal car crash – he had nearly 740,000 followers. The former ‘Bachelor’ appeared in court on Tuesday, April 25 to face his charges after leaving the fatal scene that’s cause is still under investigation. Soules was released after posting a $10,000 bail. His spokesman released this quote to EOnline.com: “Chris Soules was involved in an accident Monday evening (April 24) in a rural part of Iowa near his home. He was devastated to learn that Kenneth Mosher, the other person in the accident, passed away. His thoughts and prayers and with Mr. Mosher’s family.”

This celebrity news has us pretty incredulous. What are some things to consider when your partner gets into legal trouble?

Cupid’s Advice:

You go into a relationship promising to be with the person through thick and thin. But, what happens when your partner get into legal trouble? Cupid’s here to help you out with some relationship advice:

1. Look at the situation from all sides: Depending on the extent of your partners legal troubles you’re going to have to look at everything from a legal perspective. Is it something small that you’ll be able to work through or is it something you won’t be able to come back from? Look at the situation like an outsider. Was your significant other in the wrong?

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2. Make a decision: Depending on the situation, you’re going to have to make a big decision in your relationship. Will your relationship survive throughout these legal allegations? This is where “through thick and thin” is tested.

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3. Follow through: Once you make your decision you have to stick with it. If you decide to end the relationship because of the legal trouble your partner is in, you have to continue to remind yourself why you ended it in the first place. If you decide to stay by their side, you have to be a person of your word.

Has your significant other ever been in legal trouble? Comment below and tell us how you dealt with the situation.