Dating someone while in a relationship
On Stevie’s first date, Shannon shows up to the East London bar in a revealing red dress, and Bonnie, sat at the bar waiting for Moses, says she would “never wear” the outfit herself.
Feeling insecure, Bonnie messages her friend that “she’s like a skinner version of me”.
Don’t do anything you aren’t sure that both of you are okay with.
If you or your partner don’t feel safe or happy, be open and honest about it, and work with them to resolve the problem.
Clearly impressed by his date’s outfit, Stevie texts his pal to say she’s his type “to a T”. Bonnie is amazing to me, but this girl is very pretty.” Things look up for Bonnie when date Moses arrives and is “full of charm and banter”, and the pair hit it off – with Stevie watching – before heading off to an Italian restaurant.
Bonnie says she is impressed by the fact Moses would “respect a girl a lot and do whatever it takes to keep that girl” – something she wishes Stevie would do.
However, rather than blaming your partner or letting them blame you, recognise that jealousy is a sign that you need to talk with them about what’s happening.
The couple met on Tinder but claim they have hit a crossroads, as she wants them to move in together, and Stevie has his reservations.
Always be respectful of others’ feelings and choices If you’re not sure of how someone feels about you, ask them. If someone loves you, then they will want for you to be happy.
But you can’t force someone to accept, and be happy about, something they really don’t like.
The most important thing is to be open and honest with the people involved.
It’s not uncommon to be attracted to more than one person at the same time.
Learn to recognise and deal with jealousy The word ‘jealousy’ describes a mixed bag of horrible feelings, including: Usually this feels so bad, we’ll do anything we can to avoid it.