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Sunday 22nd October, 2023 | Author: Secretariat | Filed under: Good practice policies


Infidelity can be a devastating experience for anyone to go through. It can leave a person feeling betrayed, hurt, and confused. In some cases, suspicions may arise that a partner is cheating on them, but it can be difficult to know for sure.

This is where infidelity investigations come in.

Infidelity investigations are typically conducted by professional investigators who are hired to gather evidence of a partner's potential infidelity.

While it may seem extreme to hire a professional investigator to investigate a partner's behaviour, it can provide peace of mind and closure to those who suspect infidelity.

The investigation process typically involves surveillance, which is used to monitor a partner's activities and movements. This can include tracking their whereabouts, and if permitted monitoring phone calls and text messages, and even conducting background checks on individuals who may be involved in the suspected infidelity.

Professional investigators may also use other methods of investigation, such as social media monitoring or GPS tracking within the ABI policy and guide on the use of such devices, to support physical surveillance and gather evidence. This evidence can then be used to provide concrete proof of infidelity, which can be presented in court in the case of divorce or custody battles.
It is important to consider the emotional impact that an investigation may have on both the suspect and the person hiring the investigator. If you suspect that your partner may be cheating on you, it is important to address the issue directly with them. Communication is key in any relationship, and it is important to have an open and honest conversation about your concerns.
If you feel that you need additional support or evidence, consider consulting with a licensed therapist or counsellor who can help guide you through the process.

Although infidelity investigations can provide evidence of a partner's potential infidelity, it is important to consider the potential consequences of such an investigation.

In some cases, the investigation may reveal that the suspicions were unfounded, leading to feelings of guilt and shame for the person who initiated the investigation.

Additionally, if the investigation does reveal infidelity, it can have significant emotional and financial consequences, such as the breakdown of the relationship and potential legal battles over assets and custody.
It is also important to note that infidelity investigations are not always successful in gathering concrete evidence. Some partners may be very careful in covering their tracks, making it difficult for investigators to gather evidence.

Additionally, if the partner is aware of the investigation, they may take steps to alter their behaviour, making it even harder to gather evidence.

Another important consideration is the ethical implications of hiring a professional investigator to investigate a partner's behaviour. Some people may feel that it is an invasion of privacy to monitor someone's activities without their knowledge or consent.

It is important to consider the potential impact on the relationship, and whether it is worth risking the trust and intimacy in the relationship for the sake of gathering evidence.

In some cases, it may be more productive to address the root causes of suspicion and work on rebuilding trust and communication in the relationship.

In conclusion, infidelity investigations can be a valuable tool for those who suspect that their partner may be cheating on them. While it may seem extreme, it can provide closure and peace of mind to those who are struggling with suspicions of infidelity. However, it is important to proceed with caution and seek legal and emotional support before hiring a professional investigator.

The Association of British Investigators will be glad to make a no obligation referral here.