My boyfriend deletes his Facebook messages?

So basically everytime my partner is going out with his friends to drink alcohol I can always see he's contacted them because he uses my laptop and sits next to me, anyway I checked his Facebook today to see if he was going out because let's put it this way he completely avoids the subject if I ask him if he's going out to drink nd gets mad! So it's the only way I can see but he keeps deleting his messages from his friends so I can't see where he's going and it really gets to me because he doesn't tell me anything I have no idea what he does or where he goes, most times he goes out at 2 pm in the afternoon and isn't back until 2-4 am we have 2 children together so it can be very stressful at home. I've tried talking to him but he just ignores me :( I can't stand all the secrecy anymore we are supposed to be a couple not some stupid 14 year olds in a relationship


Most Helpful Guy

  • You really gotta talk to him. Just show him your rage if he ignores you, and talk about this all


Most Helpful Girl

  • Okay, you are basically putting this all on him when you say that your relationship can be compared to that of 14 year old relationships. If this is the case, then you are also to blame. You have no trust in him at all because you are invading his privacy by checking his Facebook without him knowing. YOU are in the wrong with that. Of course a relationship isn't going to work out when there is no trust between you two. I know plenty of people who delete their messages once they have no use for them. A lot of people do it nowadays. I do it. It's not because I have something to hide, but because I just find them cluttering and annoying and like to have everything as a clean slate. You don't have a right to be mad about him deleting his messages when you are sneaking around trying to read them in the first place. You are saying you can't stand the secrecy, but you are keeping a huge secret yourself every time you check his FB messages without him knowing.

    I agree that he should tell you when he's going out and not just ignore you or get mad at you when you ask. My father has done the same thing where he is at work all day, comes home for a little while and then goes back out and doesn't come back until 2-4am. He doesn't tell my mom where he is or where he's going or when he'll be back and he doesn't even answer any of us when we text him while he is out so he's basically impossible to reach during that time. It's stressful in my home too, but my mom has NEVER gone through his messages or tried digging through his stuff just to find things out. While she may not trust him completely, she has never snooped (at least not to the extant that you have by trying to read his personal messages).

    You need to sit him down and have a long talk with him and even if he gets mad continue talking. Maybe have a mediator around or go to couples counseling if you can. You have to find some way to make this work if he's not going to try to. You have two children together and he needs to realize that he needs to be a more responsible father. You may not be his wife, but you are his long time girlfriend and that's enough of a commitment right there. He is not a free man and he shouldn't be acting like he is. Of course, he can and should have a guys night out, but he should at least let you know when it is and where it is. It's not being clingy if you want to know. It's not obsessive or controlling either. You just don't want to worry.

    • i dont snoop he actually knows i go on his facebook, we both use the same passwords for everything. i just asked him if he was going out he started getting mad again tried to put all the blame on me i asked him why needed to delete his messages and all he did was just laugh at me and then ignored me. So yeh its impossible to talk to him, all i want to know is where he goes when he goes out but he NEVER tells me but then expects me to tell him where I've been etc. He doesn't even have a cellphone so i can't contact him either incase an emergency happens i just feel like im the only one trying in this relationship

    • He sounds like my dad. He never tells us where he is, but he checks up on us constantly because he wants to know where we are at all times. Even if you guys use the same passwords and he knows that you go on his FB, it still applies. Even if I could read my *imaginary* boyfriends messages on FB or on his phone in general, I wouldn't. Just because I have the power to it doesn't mean I'm going to use it.

      Do you feel like you need to walk away from this relationship? Have you talked to friends and family about this?

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  • I wouldn't trust him if I were you.

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