Let her know that you really liked this guy, and while you’re sad that he doesn’t feel the same way, you won’t stop her from dating him.
Lots of people have told me unequivocally that they would never date a friend's ex.
They wholeheartedly believe that it's wrong, disrespectful, and if a friend did that to them, they'd never talk to that person again.
Finding out that your crush is into someone else is never easy, but it’s especially hard when that someone is your best friend.
You could forbid her from seeing him, but that won’t do anyone any good.
Says Sullivan: “If he’s really talked up his friend, naturally you’ll look for all those amazing qualities and you may become intrigued by them as well.” I mean, My best friend, who we'll call Anna, rehashed her recent relationship with a man named Nick for me.
They’d been out on five dates -- enough to know there was mutual interest -- when they met up with his friends at a bar.
Queer communities are often small and insular, and once you've found one, you tend to hold on to it for dear life.
It's difficult to meet people you're romantically interested in beyond an already-defined circle, and outside of your city's queer scene, most people you run into are likely to be straight.
Here’s the Sparknotes version of my young adult life story: varsity cheerleader, college English major, resident of four different cities… Don’t bother looking up the definition on Wikipedia or Web MD -- it’s a term I’ve coined myself.