Recently, while I was at my boyfriend’s house and he was cooking me dinner, I used his Facebook account to look at my page. When I went to type my name in the search field, his most recent searches appeared, and they were for three of his ex-girlfriends. I feel weird about this. Should I mention it or let it go? Of course I understand he’s free to look at anyone’s page, but if he’s really content and happy with me, why would he be checking out his exes’ updates?—I.U., Sausalito, California
If looking at the Facebook profiles of ex-girlfriends or boyfriends were a surefire indicator of the impending end of a relationship, we would all be alone. There’s nothing weird about being curious about how an ex is doing. Maybe he was tracking their weight gain. Or maybe he was tallying up his conquests. (We hate to break it to you, but even the most committed guys keep count.) Whatever the case, we’d say don’t sweat it.
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