Clearly, the roomies aren't going to cut ties over this, or there'd be no TV show—but I'm looking forward to watching them figure out the situation. Two of my best friends are a guy I've known since I was 12, went through middle and high school with, and still keep in close touch with, and a girl who I met in college, immediately fell for...the feeling was mutual, the only problem was I was already with somebody and she would not feel comfortable dating a person who'd be willing to break up with someone for her.We still stayed close, and as time went on, her romantic feelings died down, while mine increased.
(Seriously, are these two not yelling at each other?
) They've got their own multitude of things to work out and adjust to, but you know who's taking it really hard? Schmidt is having Nick-based text-message withdrawal, Winston is channeling his anxiety into an obsession puzzles, and neither of them are thrilled that they have to be best friends now.
Playing matchmaker among your friends can feel totally great, but unfortunately, it can also be super uncomfortable when two of your close friends start dating because it will inevitably change all your friendships. You might feel jealous or territorial of one or both of their time and company. Once, my best friend and a really close guy friend started dating.
You might get stuck in the middle of their issues, or feel squeamish watching them be affectionate together. They're now happily married, but I'm not friends with either of them anymore. It was a much longer story than just the awkward friendship triangle, but that definitely factored in. Friends and dating:15 Best-Friend Dating Commandments If Your Ex and Your Best Friend Started Dating, Would You Be Mad?
They both promised me that this wasn't going to lead to anything more.
Tonight, I found out through one of her fellow friends who told me with utmost secrecy that they have infact been seeing each other on a pretty regular basis, and she was telling all of her other friends that she and him were now dating, but to keep it a secret from me so that I don't kill both of them.
I’d like to think that the second choice isn’t an option, since I’m assuming you don’t want to lose either of your friends. If they are really your best friends, they’ll hear you out and do what they can to keep your friendship intact.
If you really honestly feel like they’re leaving you out, then you say something.
Don't run after them, because they will shun you out completely - because if they can leave you just because they started dating, they can even start ignoring you completely - no big deal there.