What should I do about this?
Hello...I'm new here. I have a 16 year old daughter who has been dating the same boy on and off for almost a year. This morning in the mail there was a card addressed to her. Her birthday was 2 weeks ago so I thought it was a belated card from a relative, and I opened it.(I usually open her mail, she doesn't seem to mind, most of her private conversations are with friends by text message anyway)
I opened the card, which was blank inside except for a hand-written message that contained info from someone (no return address or signature) that said the boyfriend was a no-good jerk and was cheating on her. There was some general info in there that I know was true, and some that was hearsay. This person claimed that what they said was true because they'd overheard a private conversation, and that my daughter's boyfriend had a history of this.(which is true) My question: Do I give her this card or just throw it away?
I do not like her boyfriend, and have wished in the past that she would just be over him once and for all...but she is really happy with him (at least for now, their romance is hot and cold). I would like nothing better than for them to break up, but this will just kill her...plus, who knows if it's true? The card sounded sincere, but there could be other motives...with teens, who knows? Do I throw it away, or let her see it?