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Old 04-03-2014, 09:17 PM
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Originally Posted by nycindie View Post
Could be that dating a married woman had a certain appeal, but living with her and her husband is a reality he wasn't prepared for, even though the two men get along. Does he have his own room, enough privacy? If he is naturally introverted, that is important. I don't see anything wrong with him locking his phone now that lots more people are around.

NYC said it before I could, but I agree here - with more people around, there are more stressors and perhaps more reason to try to retain some privacy, even in minimal ways.

This holds even if he's extraverted, BTW - I know I would have a hard time going from my own place to one that no longer feels like "mine"... it would make me want to keep a tighter grip on those things that are.
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