No it wasn’t!
A mistake is filling your car with petrol instead of diesel. That’s a mistake…
The unfaithful partner made a choice or series of choices which led them to the point of betrayal.
Don’t confuse the two and PLEASE don’t believe anyone who tries to tells you otherwise.
So, when you hear the apologies accompanied by “I made a mistake” “I didn’t mean to” “it wasn’t my fault” “it just happened”. Call BS.
Pure and simple, they made their choices and unless they can own this truth, recovery will likely be limited or prolonged.
Failure to take full responsibility for ones choices = failure to adult.
How about we all grow up and own our sh%*.