My girlfriend is the jealous type, so I haven’t told her about my best friend who I have known for 10 years, who is also a girl. Even though I have kept them apart, eventually they will have to meet. How should I handle this? Jealous Type, Missouri
Dear Jealous Type:
Not telling your girlfriend about your best friend being a women is a form of dishonestly, so you should come clean as soon as possible. By not doing this, you are taking trust away from your relationship at the very beginning.
Most women are only jealous of men who have given them something to be jealous of - have you? Many times jealous types can change, especially if they find out your best friend, who is another female, have a serious relationship of her own. But if she is single, then many women who really care about you, will choose to be jealous of the relationship.
Therefore, you need to make sure that you do not put your friendship over your relationship. You can put your girlfriend at ease when you are away from her by sharing your whereabouts with her, especially when she asks you how your day went.
Many men, who are true to their mates, should not really see an issue with keeping their mates informed on their whereabouts and who they saw while they were away from the relationship. It’s called sharing their life with them. So you should not find this hard to do unless you have something to hide.