Cupid's Pulse Article: Dwyane Wade Admits to Fathering a Child While On Break from Gabrielle UnionCupid's Pulse Article: Dwyane Wade Admits to Fathering a Child While On Break from Gabrielle Union

By April Littleton

According to, Dwyane Wade confirmed to fathering a child while on a break from fiancee Gabrielle Union. “I had a time, a part in our break, in our pain and our hurt, a blessing came out of it in my life, having a son that was born healthy,” Wade said in a press conference Monday evening. The basketball player and actress have been dating since 2009 and took a brief hiatus to focus on their careers. The couple announced their engagement Dec. 20.

What are three steps you should take after being betrayed by your partner?

Cupid’s Advice:

You just found out that your partner hasn’t been honest with you about a certain situation. Now, it’s up to you make the decision to either try to mend your relationship, or call it quits. Cupid is here to help:

1. Counseling: If you want to work out your relationship, see a professional counselor with your significant other. You might also want to think about seeing your own therapist before you make any steps toward reconciliation. You’ll need to figure out your feelings and if taking your partner back is really the best thing for you to do.

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2. Talk it out: When you find out that your honey hasn’t been entirely faithful, confront them about it. Make sure you have some solid evidence before you go to your partner with your accusations. Make sure you’re calm when you talk to your significant other and you have that much needed discussion somewhere private.

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3. Break it off: Letting your partner go and moving on with your life might be the best decision you can make. If you don’t feel like you’re in a relationship worth saving, call it quits before you begin to doubt yourself. If you can’t see yourself trusting your significant other again and you know forgiveness it out of the question, there’s no point in you staying with them any longer.

What are some other steps to take after being betrayed by your partner? Comment below.