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Am I being paranoid?

(24 Posts)
Confused2015xxx Sat 24-Oct-15 09:21:40

Basically starts seeing a new guy but I've noticed he is on whatsapp sometimes 2am 3am and he isn't messaging me so who is he talking to,other women?
Like he is online now but no message to me.

I've been hurt before and I know it's affecting my judgement.
Could he be talking to friends?
I don't want to ask him as he will think I'm mental.
I'm just paranoid I think.

Vixxfacee Sat 24-Oct-15 09:25:39

Do you think every time he's on whatsapp he must speak to you?

He could be speaking to other women but if you have just met anyway it's likely he still is.

He could be speaking to friends of course why wouldn't he be? If you can see he's online what are you doing at 2 am?

Confused2015xxx Sat 24-Oct-15 09:27:15

I was just messaging my friend,we were both still up and couldn't sleep and sometimes I just click on without realising I'm clicking.

Vixxfacee Sat 24-Oct-15 09:28:52

So he could be doing the same!

Confused2015xxx Sat 24-Oct-15 09:29:53

I know my friend says I'm being paranoid.

Only1scoop Sat 24-Oct-15 09:34:02

Of course he could be talking to 'friends' at 3am....you are.

He could also be talking with other women.

You've just started seeing him. What would you think if he asked you the same?

Joysmum Sat 24-Oct-15 09:34:06

Of course he could be and I completely understand your fears if you've been hurt before.

I had fears when I first started with my now DH and it took many years to learn to trust again.

At first I kept quiet about those fears, then I confided in him about them and it felt reassuring to do so.

I guess the key is how to confide when you are ready to. I certainly wouldn't do so unless you are as sure as you can be that your fears are groundless. I'd also be cateful on the wording so you don't come across as trying to be controlling, but merely open and honest about your past and how it's affecting your present.

Confused2015xxx Sat 24-Oct-15 09:38:08

I just hope he isn't making a fool of me.
He goes through phases of texting me constantly to dribs and drabs.
And he is a reputation as loving women confused

Itisbetternow Sat 24-Oct-15 10:48:24

What's app is just a messaging service. He could be watching a late film, texting his mates, dad, mum, brother, etc etc. you can't monitor his usage of what's app !! Technology gone mad. When I was younger we had to wait for the twice weekly phone call to land line!! I think in all honestly that was better than this constant checking up of people. Keep calm.

Trills Sat 24-Oct-15 10:54:09

If you've only recently started seeing him then it's completely possible that he's also seeing other people.

He may even be going on dates with them, not just talking to them.

That's not "making a fool of you", that's dating.

pocketsaviour Sat 24-Oct-15 11:50:31

And he is a reputation as loving women

Does this actually mean a reputation as a cheat?

Fratelli Sat 24-Oct-15 12:07:28

Have you had the exclusive chat? Sometimes whatsapp says I'm online when I'm not. And he could be talking to friends like you are.

I think if you're this paranoid about someone you've just started seeing then you shouldn't be with anyone, sorry.

Confused2015xxx Sat 24-Oct-15 12:44:11

It's only been 3 weeks and he said I'm happy to see you but not mentioned if there is others.
He has always been flirty with girls and always had a gf

unicorn501 Sat 24-Oct-15 12:51:15

This is why I don't use Whatsapp with boyfriends any more, way too much scope for paranoia! Why is he online, why has he read my message but not replied, knowing that he knows what time you read his message...etc etc.

ImperialBlether Sat 24-Oct-15 12:54:33

OK, well I don't think your average heterosexual man is on whatsapp at 3 am talking to other men.

Only1scoop Sat 24-Oct-15 13:02:51

There you go then prob flirting at 3am

Why wouldn't he be

Fratelli Sat 24-Oct-15 15:22:32

If it's only been 3 weeks it's not worth the hassle! If you haven't said you're exclusive then he's within his rights to see other people, as are you.

peggyundercrackers Sat 24-Oct-15 15:48:41

Did you msg him at 2 or 3am? If not why should he msg you? Maybe he clicked on it by mistake like you do. Maybe he thinks you are speaking to other men? He might think your making a fool of him...

Robotgirl Sat 24-Oct-15 17:28:52

Anything else making you feel uneasy apart from the whatsapp, OP? Sounds like this might be an addition to something else?

Confused2015xxx Sat 24-Oct-15 18:38:53

No I didn't message him at 3am.
Don't want to come across as clingy.
He does work nightshift Monday to Thursday so I guess maybe that's why he was awake.
He hasn't been on whatsapp all day today.

Confused2015xxx Sat 24-Oct-15 18:40:12

We never talk on whatsapp he normally just texts me
I noticed he can go days without even going on whatsapp.

unicorn501 Sat 24-Oct-15 19:02:12

So, you don't even message each other on whatsapp, but you go on there to check when he's been online?! You really need to chill out a bit!

Confused2015xxx Sat 24-Oct-15 19:04:39

No I use whatsapp to message friends not to just check on him.

PamDooveOrangeJoof Sat 24-Oct-15 19:43:18

I would assume he is talking to other people if you aren't exclusive and it's only been three weeks. That's dating now.
Talking to, seeing, shagging, multiple people until you are exclusive. And people aren't always upfront about this either.

Sorry but if I were you I would try not to get so emotionally involved so early. Try and take a step back.

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