Last month, my girlfriend and I had a huge argument about cheating. She was concerned that if I ever went overseas, I would be tempted to cheat on her because of the lack of repercussions.
I felt like she was attacking my character and that I was being unfairly judged.
As I stared out my hotel window, I felt a deep sense of excitement. I was sitting in my hotel room in Tokyo, ready to embark on the trip of a lifetime.
That night, I decided to talk to some of my friends about the situation and they all told me that they agreed with her. They said that when a man is overseas, he can get away with a lot of things that he wouldn’t be able to back home. This made me angry and frustrated because I felt like my friends were taking my girlfriend’s side and not mine.
I started to think that maybe they were right. I mean, what’s stopping me from cheating on my girlfriend when I’m away? I’m not going to face any consequences for my actions. I can just go back home and she’ll never know. This thought made me really uncomfortable and I started to feel guilty for even considering it.
I had never been abroad alone before and I was ready to explore the world and experience all that it had to offer.
However, as I started to plan my itinerary and how I could get away with it. After all, I figured, no one would know if I cheated or not in a foreign country and there would be no repercussions.
I was aware that cheating was wrong, but I wanted to take advantage of the situation “INTERNATIONAL WATERS”. I reasoned that it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and I could get away with it because I was so far away from home.
The more she wants to control me the more I would have cheated. If she had kept her mouth shut I probably won’t even have thought.
Since she is accusing me either way I guess I am going to do it.