Ask your parent when a good time would be to talk. You may not want to or need to forgive your parent who had the affair. Through formal or informal therapy and leaning on a strong support network you will be able to make progress and move forward with your life and parental relationships. I am worried about the future of our family. The point is not to attack the person but to concentrate on the behavior that is causing you anguish. A parent may forgive the cheating parent, or they may kick them out of the house, or they may overlook this indiscretion. You can take control of certain things in your life, which can be especially helpful when you feel like other things are far out of your control. Jumping to conclusions about what happened will not serve your relationship with either parent. This article has also been viewed , times.