Two of my best friends recently started dating each other, and while I am very stoked for them, I struggled a bit to come terms with it. On the other hand, I was worried their relationship might come in between our friendships. It makes things harder if you find out about their relationship from someone else, so be honest from the very beginning and tell your friends how you feel. Remember that they have feelings too and they might have hidden it from you because they were afraid of how you would react. Friends dating can be tricky. Communicate with your best friends and tell them how you feel about them dating.
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I didn't suggest the just being friends part. He did. Actually, it wasn't more of a suggestion, he said "I just want to be friends right now" I don't want to just be friends, cause I honestly don't know if I can handle that. If I knew for sure that there was a possibility of us going back to a relationship if he truly saw me change then I could try and stick it out, but there's too much heartache involved if we were to remain just friends and he ended up finding someone else. I had suggested before the only seeing each other 2 or 3 times a week at most, because he needs to see his friends and stuff, too.
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Dating a friend is widely recognized to be a pursuit fraught with potential complications. I learned this lesson the hard way when I started dating a friend in high school. Not only were we good friends, but our families were also extremely close and had been for years. When we broke up nine months later, all the usual post-breakup awkwardness and bitterness were multiplied tenfold by the fact that we were forced to hang out whenever our families got together, which was often.
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