Woman faces backlash after sharing ‘selfish’ reason for going through boyfriend’s phone

A woman felt like her boyfriend didn't open up to her enough — so she went through his phone. She consulted Reddit's "Am I the A******" forum about her behavior. Her boyfriend has always been reserved. When he left his phone unlocked around her, she seized the opportunity to snoop. She didn't like what she discovered and confronted him about it. "I went onto his Notes app. There were entries about his grievances with parents and relatives, and some entries about meeting me and our relationship". "I started crying because a lot of the things he wrote, particularly revolving around his ex and his parents, were quite sad" . However, her boyfriend didn't react to the invasion of privacy the way she had hoped. "His expression instantly shifted into one of anger. I said that this wouldn't be a problem if he was just more open with me. He got even angrier and asked me to leave" . Reddit users thought the girlfriend was in the wrong. "You betrayed him," a user said. "I can not mentally process that she has come here saying she feels betrayed," another wrote

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