When your two best friends begin to date, it seems like a match made in heaven. Not only for them, but you too! Every time you see them, the secret is in the back of your mind and the thought of it haunts you. What used to be three best friends spending time together, has now turned into a couple and a lonesome best friend. As much as you love them and are glad they are happy, third wheeling becomes old really quick.
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Two of my best friends recently started dating each other, and while I am very stoked for them, I struggled a bit to come terms with it. On the other hand, I was worried their relationship might come in between our friendships. It makes things harder if you find out about their relationship from someone else, so be honest from the very beginning and tell your friends how you feel. Remember that they have feelings too and they might have hidden it from you because they were afraid of how you would react. Friends dating can be tricky.
I mean, we all have that friend. We hate that friend for the ways in which they abandon us and so we vow to never become them. Every time I find myself repeating that mantra to myself, I remind myself of a particular instance a few years back, when I was on a trip overseas with my best friend. It was our last night in the country and a boy she had been shamelessly flirting with for the duration of our trip had invited the both of us out on the town. We were both exhausted.
Last Updated: June 5, References. This article has been viewed , times. A strong friendship is an excellent base for a good romantic relationship. Be careful and considerate about how you approach dating your best friend since they play an important role in your life. Ease into the transition from being friends to lovers by communicating openly and taking things slow.