At some point in a relationship, every girl wonders what they’d find if they looked through their boyfriend’s cell phone. Is he talking to another girl? Is he cheating? Maybe you don’t think that’s the case, but you’re just curious about what he’s doing with it. A cell phone is such a personal thing – it provides a lot of insight into a person’s life, especially if it’s a smartphone with Internet access. If you find yourself with the opportunity to look through your boyfriend’s phone, what should you do? You should snoop away, and here’s why.
Could He Be Cheating on You?
Lots of girls wonder if their boyfriends are being faithful, and snooping through his cell phone is the perfect way to find out. If he’s not good at covering his tracks (and most guys aren’t), you could find incriminating messages, calls, or pictures. If he’s cheating on you, you need to know about it, and you can’t expect him to tell you the truth. Snooping will let you know if he’s lying. And if you find nothing incriminating whatsoever, you can be reassured that you’re the only girl in his life, and that’s a good feeling to have.
You Can Learn a Lot About Him
Since his cell phone will give you such good insight into who your boyfriend is, how can you resist finding out more about him? This is especially important if you’ve only been dating a short time. The things he says when he text messages his friends, the websites he visits, the apps he has downloaded – all of these things will give you a more complete picture of him. You might find out that he has a particular interest you didn’t know about before, for example. Even if you’ve been in a relationship for a long time, you’re still likely to learn something new.
Will It Give You Peace of Mind
If you have any suspicions about your boyfriend cheating or lying in any other way, why would you pass up the opportunity to find out if he really is? If you find yourself with the chance to look into his phone, you need to take it without hesitation. If you don’t, you’ll regret it. You’ll always wonder what you might have found, and it might only make you obsessed with the idea of looking through his phone. If you’re worried and try to find another chance to look through his phone, you’ll likely end up getting caught because your desire to know led you to take too big of a risk, like looking at his phone when he’s only getting up to let the dog outside.
Some Final Words of Advice
If you’re presented with the opportunity to snoop through your boyfriend’s cell phone, you should take it because it’s a rare opportunity. If you want to do it, you could try just asking him, but that will only make you look nosy or cause an argument when he says no. Avoid the fuss and do it when you can – he never has to know.
Kelly Rutland focuses in relationship advice and teaches people how to write grammatically correct dating profiles.
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