If she truly wants her ex out of her life, she can’t very well do that if he is dating her close friend.
I don’t want to lose my friendship with her cause she was my like a sister but what should I do because I’m already with the guy.
Am I the bad person for doing what I did even though I was honest? Signed, Ellie Dear Ellie, Being honest about wanting to date your friend’s ex was better than going behind her back but you haven’t mentioned whether or not she gave you the go ahead once you told her.
If you didn’t want to jeopardize the friendship, you should have her—and respected her wishes.
Even if she did give you the go ahead, she still may have felt hurt because her emotions were still raw after the breakup.
Dear Friendship Doctor, I have a best friend who is like a sister.
Well she stopped talking to me after I tried to be honest with her about wanting to go out with her ex.
I only accepted his invite because she hated him and wanted him out of her life and didn’t want anything to do with him. But I asked her and let her know because I wanted to be honest and didn’t want to go behind her back.
All my other friends say I did a good thing in telling her before I did anything and that she just taken it too far. I feel like I was the bad person in this problem and she was the good person.
Dating your best friend's ex is an important decision that could ruin the friendship.
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