I Confronted My Girlfriend About Cheating On Me, She Responded By Coming Out as Poly

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I’ve been with my girlfriend for four years, and two years ago, we bought an apartment together. She’s been through some rough shit over the past year so I’ve done my best to be flexible to her emotional needs, including her recent desire to hang out with a new group of friends she didn’t want to introduce me to. She explained to me that it’s important to her that we have lives outside of each other, especially after two years spent in near-isolation due to the pandemic. I think I let a lot of it go because I agree that it's good to have separate lives outside of each o...

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