03/19/2014 06:37 pm ET Updated Mar 19, 2014

What I Learned When My Boyfriend Cheated On Me- Relationship Advice

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You think you know someone...until they break your heart.

It had been a year since I first broke up with my ex. Our five-year relationship was creeping into serious territory, and we just weren't ready for it. I loved city life; he loved the suburbs. I wanted challenge and growth; he wanted comfort. We were both 26, and in the end, going our separate ways was the only logical answer.

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