DEAR DEIDRE: IF my boyfriend finds out how many men I’ve slept with, he will dump me.
He thinks I’ve only had a few lovers but when I was in my late teens, I went wild and had sex with about 15 guys in just a couple of years.
I’m scared I’ll lose him if he finds out the truth
I’m now 25 and my boyfriend is 26. We’ve been together for eight months.
As we come from the same area, he knows many of the guys I’ve had sex with.
He’s the jealous, possessive type, and can’t cope knowing that I have a past at all.
I’ve told him I’ve only slept with four other men, and I’m scared I’ll lose him if he finds out the truth.
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I feel so guilty about my past and wish I could go back and change it.
Anxiety about this is keeping me awake at night.
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DEIDRE SAYS: The issue here is his jealousy – not your past.
You have no reason to feel guilty.
What matters is the present and the future of your relationship.
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