We asked you guys send us your stories about fake girlfriends and fake boyfriends (in the wake of the news that Notre Dame football player Manti Te’o’s dead girlfriend was not real—whether he knew or it was a hoax is still unclear).
You did just that.
Reasons range from societal pressure in Egypt to being gay in high school. Keep them coming, submit to the Ask box or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’ll keep updating this article.