My friend is dating an ugly guy
Obviously there's a shared interest or two which caused you to meet up in the first place.Or, maybe it was a mutual friend who brought you together.If you've used the phrase "Oh, he's just my friend!" to describe a close acquaintance, you should listen up, for I used to be one of you — the girl who friend-zoned someone so hard, that all aspects of love should have gone out the window.And unless your parents ever pulled you aside with advice like, "I don't trust this hooligan! In fact, if you mention the relationship to your parents, you'll probably get the response of "Finally! And there's a chance that this failed experiment might tarnish the friendship entirely. This has been your go-to guy for years, so you can't even imagine the possibility of removing him from your life if there's no love connection.Your best friend is also scared about this possibility, but you know what? Knowing that this relationship will probably move much more quickly than the guy you successfully swiped on Tinder is a reality that both of you will face, but if you both agree to take the steps, you're both (as Luke Danes might say) "all in."And, hey — It could also end up being a Jerry and Elaine situation, which would also turn out pretty amazingly.The most attractive qualities in another human, I've learned, is the barrage of support they have given you throughout your life, as well as the years of history between the two of you.
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