My two best friends are dating each other
All three of us are college age, I am male and friend A is female. In other words wherever friend A was friend B was and vice versa.
I'm not sure if this is the right place for this but I have come seeking help regarding how best to support both of my best friends who just broke up with each other. At the time they were so close they were basically one "unit".
So, while you'd love to still dress up for special dates, you know that one false move won't change anything.
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Friend B is male and was in a romantic relationship with friend A. All three of us had things in common and rapidly became best friends.
The most attractive qualities in another human, I've learned, is the barrage of support they have given you throughout your life, as well as the years of history between the two of you.
Just imagine him as a partner, just one time, and see if your perception changes a bit.
Meeting parents is massively stressful, but if this guy has hung around you enough, he's already familiar with your mom and dad. " (One step at a time here, Dad.)Granted, there's a chance that the two of you might just be a romantic mismatch.
And unless your parents ever pulled you aside with advice like, "I don't trust this hooligan! In fact, if you mention the relationship to your parents, you'll probably get the response of "Finally! And there's a chance that this failed experiment might tarnish the friendship entirely. This has been your go-to guy for years, so you can't even imagine the possibility of removing him from your life if there's no love connection.
Your best friend is also scared about this possibility, but you know what? Knowing that this relationship will probably move much more quickly than the guy you successfully swiped on Tinder is a reality that both of you will face, but if you both agree to take the steps, you're both (as Luke Danes might say) "all in."And, hey — It could also end up being a Jerry and Elaine situation, which would also turn out pretty amazingly.
Unless you just met him and bonded instantly, he's probably seen — or at least heard about — your dating disasters of the past. You've probably heard about how his last girlfriend was possessive, or needy, or crazy, or in a secret cult, or all of the above.
While these events may have been traumatizing for the both of you at the time, the positive spin is that you both know what doesn't work in a relationship with the other person.
" you might claim, as you prepare a list of romantic laments that you plan on sharing with your bestie during your daily call time.