Dear Dr. Date,
Spring break is fast approaching and I’m pumped. A week off from school, no snow on the ground (knock on wood) and happy hour specials every day at campus bars? It’s the best time of the year.
Or at least it was. My girlfriend just told me she’ll be going on a trip to Florida with some friends of hers to visit her grandparents. Sounds like a sweet thing to do, but I thought it was weird, so I pressed her friend for the name of the hotel they were staying at and looked it up.
It’s a “nude hotel,” or as close to nude as you can get! It’s on a private nudist beach and promises no outside views. Everyone in the hotel is required to wear no more than a bikini or speedo when out and about, and sneakily taking pictures will get you thrown out on the street faster than you can say “but they’re just for Instagram!”
I’m not really worried about some guy friend conveniently choosing the location, but I’m disappointed she lied to me. Now I’m worried she’s using this as an opportunity to hook up with other people. What do I do?
The Naked Truth
Dear The Naked Truth,
And you’re sure her grandparents don’t live there? Who knows, older people can be wild too!
It’s a nude hotel, not a sex hotel, but considering the association I can’t blame you for being worried. Even more concerning is the fact that she’s lying — even if she just thought you wouldn’t understand, it was worth a discussion. While I would normally say have faith in your girlfriend, she’s already broken your trust. Talk to her as soon as possible before she leaves. You can’t stop her from going (Florida instead of Minnesota? Who wouldn’t?), but you need to straighten things out now — and maybe see if you two can get a private room for the week instead?