So, you’re interested in your ex-boyfriend’s best friend – talk about awkward. Dating your best friend’s ex or your ex’s best friend is a no-no in any rule book you will ever find. It’s in the bro code, it’s in The Rules and it is generally the source of so-called “drama”. But then again, there’s always the exception that proves the rule, so today we’re talking about how to date your ex-boyfriend’s best friend. A taboo, for most people? Maybe. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be done; just that you need some tact.
Of course, when you first realize that you are attracted or seriously interested in the best friend of your ex-boyfriend, you may feel slightly weird about it. It’s a serious dilemma, and most people experience feelings of shame or guilt, in this situation. Do you go after the guy, and risk pissing the ex-boyfriend off? Do you let him get away and then always wonder what could have been? It is quite a pickle. But let’s take things step by step, shall we?
- First thing’s first – figure out just how interested you are in this man. Is he just a passing interest or do you seriously want to become his girlfriend, because there’s a difference, and one is worth the hassle and the other just isn’t. So before you start wondering how to date your ex-boyfriend’s best friend, first take the time to realize if you really want him or not. Once you’ve got it all figured out, you can proceed to step two.