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Should I confront DP that I've found this?

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ThePartyArtist Fri 07-Mar-14 13:32:42

Today I had to move DP's bedside drawers and underneath it (hidden rather well) was a porn magazine and some train tickets. The first thing I noticed was the magazine and I was a bit unsure of what to make of it. I had a look though and decided although I am not particularly keen on DP having it, it was fairly harmless stuff and I was more surprised than anything, but not overly bothered. I did however think I'd probably let him know I had found it, in a fairly light-hearted way and just have a chat about it (but not be confrontational) as it's the secrecy rather than the item that concerns me.

Then I noticed there are also train tickets for a weekend away to a UK city, for two people. It may be a coincidence but it's a city we like visiting and is our nearest mini break type destination. So I thought perhaps he's booked us a surprise and that I should hide both the tickets and the magazine and pretend I never saw them. However he's told me he's working that Sunday. I texted him to double check and he confirmed this. He'll know from experience that I am likely to arrange to see friends if he's working on a day I'm off - which makes me think he's not planning a weekend away or he'd have told me to keep it free. (Could it be he's double booked himself or thought he'd lost the tickets, so arranged to work instead? Seems a long shot but I can't imagine why he'd book time away if he was working).

So I am rather bemused! I think my options are;

a) replace both items and never mention them.
b) tell him I've found them and ask what the tickets are for.
c) arrange the tickets so it looks like they've slipped out while I was moving the furniture, but I haven't noticed them.

ThePartyArtist Sat 08-Mar-14 10:56:28

I know , crazy! And he knows I'm the type to make a packing list!

vikkik888 Sat 08-Mar-14 11:41:35

I knew it smile

CMP69 Sat 08-Mar-14 11:47:59

He probably thinks it a good hiding place, assuming the mag has been there for a while. I would leave them both and wait for the weekend away surprise (hopefully)

CMP69 Sat 08-Mar-14 11:52:50

Just read the full thread. Enjoy your weekend grin

OnlyLovers Sat 08-Mar-14 14:18:27

Wahey! Have a marvellous weekend.

MightBe Mon 24-Mar-14 05:44:57


ThePartyArtist Mon 31-Mar-14 16:47:57

Just to report I have had the weekend away which was beyond wonderful... and have returned with a beautiful engagement ring on my finger!

Trumpton Mon 31-Mar-14 17:03:57

Ah sweet ! I love a happy story !

BillyBanter Mon 31-Mar-14 17:16:40


Congratulations. smile

moonblues Mon 31-Mar-14 17:18:29


BranchingOut Tue 01-Apr-14 08:19:03

Oh my word, that is the best ending ever to an 'I've found something suspicious...' thread!

FuckingFuck Tue 01-Apr-14 08:33:32

Just read whole thread. Congratulations!!! What a lovely ending!

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