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Told my boyfriend about my SH. - August 18th 2011, 09:09 AM

Even though I don't do it any more (2 years and six months free yesterday!!) it's still kind of a part of my life, because it was there for six years and it was a huge struggle to give up. So although I didn't HAVE to tell him, he knows a lot of other things about me and I felt that I should, even if it's just part of my past now. I was terrified and kept putting it off because my ex reacted pretty nastily to the situation and I was scared I'd have a repeat....but he was lovely about it. He didn't judge me in any way or tell me it was disgusting and he said he'd already figured it out a little but wasn't sure. He had lots of questions about it but all in all he was grateful that I told him and it made me feel so much better that he knows this about me. I still don't love the fact that he knows, it makes me feel a bit vulnerable, but I can trust him and I'm glad I got together the guts to come out about it. That's pretty much why I'm posting. (:


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Re: Told my boyfriend about my SH. - August 18th 2011, 09:35 AM

if your boyfriend is the wonderful person you know he is, he'll support you

im sure he will. i think you're the most wonderful person, ever! and you do deserve to smile. so smile, please?


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Re: Told my boyfriend about my SH. - August 18th 2011, 12:23 PM

I remember you saying in other threads about your ex not reacting in a positive way so I'm really glad that your boyfriend was supportive. I can relate to what you're saying about feeling vulnerable but it really sounds like he's someone that you can trust so good on you for being able to tell him!
   
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Re: Told my boyfriend about my SH. - August 18th 2011, 02:56 PM

I am so happy for you girl!! He must be a real keeper if he reacted with kindness and respect. You chose a guy who decided to reach for the higher apples and not the ones he didn't have to work hard for.


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