I cheated, now what do I do?

My boyfriend and I had been dating for almost a year and a half. We have been living together for over a year. It has been a great relationship, however, we have been slowly drifting apart. I recently started going to school 40 hours a week. I have been diagnosed with panic disorder. I have just been real stressed, and the pressure of being in a relationship and trying to make it work has been hard. So, this past weekend my boyfriend went on a fishing trip. While he was out of town I hung out with my ex who I dated for 3 years before I met my current boyfriend. My ex and I along with 5 other people rented a hotel suite at a casino. Yes I was drunk and no it's not an excuse. But after several drinks I had sex with my ex. Immediately I felt guilt. I knew what I had to do. Tell my boyfriend. As soon as he arrived home I told him everything. I was expecting to be called all the bad names in the book and our relationship to be over. But now he says he still wants to be with me and that he still loves me. My ex had cheated on me and I tried to make that relationship work, but it seemed impossible. I don't know if after I cheated if this relationship could ever work. Also, after him telling me he is willing to move on and still be with me I have realized how much he really does love me. I just don't know if I could ever feel the same way. I am so lost. I have no idea what to do. He is giving me a chance to make up for what I did, but should I even try? Please help.
By Nevada89 9 years ago :: Dating
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