Learn to Trust Each OtherTue, Mar 23rd 1999
My boyfriend and I have been going out for 2 years, and we agreed in the beginning (which I'm finding out now wasn't a very healthy agreement) not to see friends of the opposite sex because it made both of us feel uncomfortable. During that whole time, I continued to still speak to my friend dave who is in the navy and speaks to me only about every 6 months, also he is of no interest to me romantically. Anyway, a few weeks ago, my boyfriend and I had a fight and broke up for 2 weeks. We got back together, but during those 2 weeks, I spoke to my navy friend, and put a picture of him in my glove compartment to show my friend who I thought he might like who is single. Anyway, needless to say, my boyfriend found the picture and I had to tell him the whole truth. Now he thinks i've been cheating on him all this time and I haven't, and he doesn't believe me because he says he can't trust me right now and won't be able to for a while. He says he feels like a fool because he gave up his female friends while I did what I wanted, and now he wants both of us to have whatever friends we want. Right after he found the pictures, he got really angry and made plans for a trip with his friend (who's a guy) to his parent's apartment in Fort Lauderdale for a week for spring break. This is making me VERY VERY uneasy. I feel like he's going to cheat on me. He insists that he won't, that he's "not like me", and that he just needs to get away for a little while. He says he has to trust me, so I have to trust him. What would you say about this? PLEASE HELP!!
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