Your best friend has been lamenting that their relationship is not going on well. Then one day, while minding your business in town, you see their partner in a sexually compromising situation. You pick up your phone to alert them, but immediately pause to think; should I tell them? Should I say the reason things are going awry in their relationship is because of infidelity?
You are conflicted. They might believe you, but then again, they might scold you for poking your nose into their private affairs. There is also the possibility you might be left with egg on your face if they choose to reconcile with their partner.
Before you speak
Before you sit your friend down and deliver your findings, find out the kind of relationship they have. For example, are they in an open relationship where going out with other partners is permitted? At the same time, sex therapist Clare Prendergast, says you should find out whether they already know about her partner’s philandering, and whether you may have misjudged the scene in which you caught them. Click to read to more