TheRealAmyLee · 21/08/2015 14:44
It depends what you are texting. We both have friends of both sexes and we both text them. We also have family of both sexes that we text. Usually I have to text everyone because DH cba so I often text male friends/family.
Unless the content is inappropriate I don't see the issue. With regards to friends we live by the rule that if you wouldn't say it to them in front of your partner then don't say it. It works as an idea.
DoJo · 21/08/2015 14:45
There are no rules as to what is acceptable in 'relationships' other than those agree by the parties involved in the relationship. If you are concerned about your partner texting members of the opposite sex, then that is the issue to address, not whether other people would accept it. If you want to say what has happened, OP, then it will be easier for people to respond in context.
Theycallmemellowjello · 21/08/2015 15:10
I actually think it's a harder line to draw than is always acknowledged. Personally I do have straight male friends - but mostly from my uni days. To be honest, these days I probably wouldn't make close friends with a straight guy - not that I have a 'rule' against it, but I wouldn't feel right hanging out one on one, texting often, confiding in a straight bloke in a way that I would feel fine doing with my close female friends and a close friend of mine who is a gay guy.
RepeatAdNauseum · 21/08/2015 15:11
I also don't understand if you are in a loving relationship why you would need any interaction with "friends" on a regular basis..
Wow, that's a red flag and a half...
Having friends is good for you. You don't ditch them because you're in a relationship. Of course you should still interact with them...
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