My boyfriend “Jared” and I have been dating for almost a year now. We met at the wedding of my friend “Sarah” to his friend “Mark.” Sarah and I know each other from college, and Jared and Mark are both active duty military.
Mark has been on deployment for a few months, so Sarah is on her own right now. Last weekend, Jared and I went to dinner. Afterwards, we decided to go for a walk along the beach. That’s when we ran into Sarah and a guy we didn’t know. They were just standing next to each other on the pier, watching the waves. We said hi to each other, and that was about it.
As we walked off, Jared was fuming. He said, “She’s so busted.”
I asked what was going on, and he replied that it was obvious Sarah was cheating on Mark. I was kind of surprised, because when we saw them, they were just standing next to each other. But he explained that their body language gave away what they were doing, and they probably saw us coming and backed off of each other.
And now, the more I think about the whole incident, the more I think Jared might be right. Sarah _was_ acting kind of suspicious. She just sort of blew us off and didn’t even bother to introduce us to the guy. And normally, she totally would.
So, how do I approach this? Obviously, Jared is going to be looking out for his friend Mark. And to be honest, Sarah and I are friends, and I have her to thank for me even meeting Jared in the first place, but it’s not like we’re best friends or anything. I don’t want to create drama if there isn’t any, but the whole situation just seems so sketchy now.
Jared and Mark are really close, so he obviously thinks we need to say something. He wants to tell Mark, but I don’t think that’s going to help since he won’t be back for a few more months, anyway. So what’s he going to be able to do?
I think we should confront Sarah. But, what do we say to her?