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    I have been with my boyfriend for almost 5 months now and before we got together I had told him that I generally get on better with guys than girls and have close male friends, to which he understood and respected. However for the past month or so he has started to get jealous whenever I receive a call or text from some friends.

    He will try to play it off acting like he is just being curious but it's starting to get to a point where he will mention it once a day. I have some guy friends who I have been close with for years and I trust them alot, not saying I don't trust my boyfriend, I really do, but I do not see why I should have to sacrifice my friendships with them.

    If I am available to chat with him I will talk to my friends too. When we are together I always put him first and reply to my friends later on or when he is checking his messages too. He claims he isn't jealous but it's quite obvious from the way I see it. Another thing is if he knows I am talking with a mate he will act cold towards me sometimes, which I do not understand.

    What are your takes on this? Any input would be appreciated.


    I think you pair need to talk, and not dodge around the subject. Your boyfriend has to understand that they are just friends. Maybe neither of you using your phones when spending time together would help this?

    Just speak to him. It's natural to get jealous but you just have to make him understand they are ONLY friends. It's early on in the relationship so it's better to get these issues cleared up now.
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