NBA star Kobe Bryant is heading towards divorce, reports People.¬† Vanessa Laine, Bryant’s wife of 10 years, filed for divorce on Friday, citing irreconcilable differences. ¬†Laine is also seeking spousal support and shared custody of daughters Natalia, 8, and Gianna, 5.¬† Bryant’s marriage was also tried in 2003, when he was accused of allegedly raping a 19-year-old hotel employee in Colorado.¬† “I sit here in front of you guys, furious at myself, disgusted at myself for making the mistake of adultery,” said Bryant at a press conference that year. ¬†“And I love my wife with all my heart.”

What are some ways to regain trust in your relationship after a betrayal?

Cupid’s Advice:

Betrayal shakes up a relationship, but it’s possible to get back on track.¬†¬† Here are a few ways to regain trust after a betrayal:

1. Spend time together: In order to rebuild trust in your relationship, you’ll have to put in more effort than you usually do.¬† Go on vacation or play hooky and spend the day at a park to get some quality time together.

2. Get counseling: If you feel that your relationship is troubled, but ultimately worth fixing, try counseling.¬† It’s expensive, but it could save your relationship.

3. Give it time: Sometimes the best medicine is time.  After a while, the betrayal will fade and your trust in your partner will gradually return.

Have you ever been betrayed in a relationship?  Feel free to leave a comment below.