Dating a friends friend
“You should avoid this whole scenario unless you feel very strongly that your friend’s ex is your ultimate soul mate,” says Atwood.
“If you decide to pursue the ex, you should be prepared to lose the friendship.
The bigger issue I can't get out of my head is that I haven't told my best friend.
It feels so wrong that I have this big part of my life I'm not talking to her about, because we usually tell each other just about everything.
“The only time it might be okay is if your friend has moved on to another relationship,” she says.
It sounds like a breakup would be awkward no matter what.
“If your friend is totally over his ex, has no romantic feelings for her, and wouldn’t mind being around the two of you socially, that could work,” muses Nina Atwood, author of “Temptations of the Single Girl.” “But look at all the conditions that have to be met!