But recently the girl in the relationship came to me and told me she cheated on her boyfriend, because she got drunk and woke up to a guy she did not know or remember. She feels like a horrible person because of this, and she is really depressed. She does not want to hurt her boyfriend and she feels like she does not deserve him. She is not sure if she should tell him the truth. She is a sweet person and is too hard on herself i think.
Can she be forgiven?
- She can be forgiven.
- She can't be forgiven.
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Most Helpful Girl
but to put a finer point on it,
forgiven but forgotten - never again a relationship with someone that puts them self AND our relationship in harm's way means how little both are in their life's priorities
go shopping for someone that would cherish being with The One
Most Helpful Guy
First of all, I think a case can be made that she was unable to give consent. Legally speaking, if a girl is so drunk she cannot remember having sex, there is a strong possibly that she was a rape victim. If that is the case then there is nothing to "forgive", as she did nothing wrong. Normally, I am the last person to advocate a "Victim" mentality, as I think it is the cause of a lot of our societies problems. However, I see no difference between getting a girl (or a guy) super drunk and spiking a drink. In either case they are do something the wouldn't normally becuse of a drug/alcohol.
However, if she feels that she did "give consent", which is why she feels guilty, then she has to ask herself, "Did she do it because she wanted to, or did she do it because she was drunk. Also will she do it again?" If it was because she wanted to or she will get that drunk again, then there may still be a problem. If this was a one time thing that she feels so badly about, I think I could forgive her. However, I will admit it will hurt me to know that she was with another man while she promised me not to be. However, everyone has made mistakes in their live, and some of use have made worst mistakes then this.