My boyfriend and I have been together nearly two years. One of his best friends is a single girl. When I met her it struck me that they seemed awfully close. I asked him whether anything had happened between them; he said no; I believed him. Not enough for it to register true, though, and so I asked a few times more. He kept saying no. Eventually he said they had a casual thing, but it was 25 years before.
I went through his things and found an old photo of them embracing that he’d kept. I saw her calling him at 8am (I didn’t look through his phone, just saw the call coming through). I saw him getting all tetchy when I’d ask about her. She never came to any of our parties despite...
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