This story is NOT gender exclusive. Switch the he’s and the she’s, the story remains the same.
He takes the blame, comes clean, admits his guilt. It’s a fair cop, he’s caught, he acknowledges, bang to rights, trousers down and red handed, too. He doesn’t have a leg to stand on. ‘What did I do?’ he says, ‘What?’ she asks. He doesn’t want to jeopardize their relationship.