‘I want to leave my cheating girlfriend, but her mother just died’

Ask Roe: She is begging me to stay, saying she needs me to get through her grief

Photograph: iStock

Photograph: iStock

Dear Roe,

This problem is tearing up me because I don’t know what to do. I recently discovered my girlfriend of five years has been having an affair for nearly a year. I’m devastated. I thought we were going to get married, but now I can barely look at her. I feel like a fool and that so much of our relationship was a lie, and I’m ready to end the relationship.

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