Ahh there is nothing like calling up your best friend and telling her the latest tea! Having a sister from another mister is pretty awesome it's like the sister that you were able to select yourself. Some best friends last a season and others last a lifetime whichever the case it's someone that knows either most or all of your life. Imagine being inseparable but a Mr. comes into her picture and things start to change. When things begin to get serious your bestie is spending less time with you and more time with her beau. Whether you have someone in your life or not things do change. But what if you are just not that into the guy that your best friend is dating?! Here are a few tips on how to handle not being a huge fan of your best friends boo.
Don't get too involved. - When people get upset emotions tend to run high and the bestie is the go to person to hear out the situation/problem. As much as you love your soul sister it's ok to be honest but do not get too involved remember this is HER relationship with HER significant other. You will literally be the peanut gallery when they kiss and makeup.
Back off. - If you feel their relationship is starting to affect you it is OK to back off. There is no reason why a relationship that isn't yours should stress you out. If you have to tell your friend for your own sanity it is best you two don't speak about her relationship then so be it. Do not consume yourself with their relationship.
Let it go. - Whatever petty misunderstanding you two may have had try to let it go for the sake of your friendship. Keep an open mind and try to get to know him. Try to keep him at arms length because what if they decide to get married he will be your best friend in law.
Sometimes a friendship comes to an end due to a relationship that isn't agreed upon and if that is the case then that is fine. This just means that your friendship has ran it's course and maybe your friend wants the relationship more then her friendship don't settle for these kinds of friends. Just ensure to be a positive influence and do not allow any negative energy to get the best of you or in the way of a friendship. Remember real friends remain friends no matter what the hardship is.
Disclaimer. - If abuse is involved please speak up the scenarios above are unrelated to abuse just personality differences that is all. (DV hotline 1.800.799.7233)