When a relationship goes bad it’s okay to end it but don’t get rid of your text messages.
You will need them later.
You really might need them later.
Everybody who changes their cell phones like they change their underwear, some of you more often than others, back it up somewhere. Save your messages.
If a relationship goes bad, just withstand that impulse to get rid of it, get over it. But 9 months later if you’re accused of something you’re going to need those messages.
Jocelyn Stewart is a UCMJ court-martial attorney who specializes in defense of allegations of sexual assault for all branches of the military worldwide.
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