you should see her (from his perspective)

I’ve been cheating for almost a year, I blurt, and it feels pretty good to say the words out loud. I’ve been swallowing them back for almost eleven months now, and my throat is raw.

The minute I say them, though, I know it was a mistake. These girls haven’t lived long enough — been married long enough (or at all) — to know it’s not always so black and white. They don’t know yet that the gray…