Give her time to be a shitty friend, and hope that some day, when if you ever get so wrapped up in someone, she’ll return the favor. And if you ever find yourself navigating the tricky waters of a new relationship and old friendships, make sure you’re putting in time with .
But if enough time has gone by and you feel like your friendship is seriously on the rocks, definitely have an (in-person, non-threatening) conversation. It doesn’t matter if he has horrible breath, makes vaguely inappropriate remarks whenever she leaves the room, woefully takes advantage of her, has terrible taste in music, or sucks the life out of every party with his mere presence. If this guy really does suck, she’ll see it eventually, or it will become obvious that no one in your group of friends loves the guy.
C)…and you want to go home and your friend doesn’t.
Never, ever, ever, ever, ever, leave without your friend unless you’ve gotten her consent! See Also: How to Be the Perfect Wingwoman for Other Women A) …you’ll help each other prep.
” If the date went horribly, you will buy her a drink and repeatedly tell her you’ve never heard of anything so terrible in your life, that you can’t believe that happened to her (even if secretly you think she’s sort of overreacting). You’ll probably have to choose between the two, and if you choose the ex, assume this means the end of your friendship. Maybe somewhere down the line you two will be able to move past this?
You’ll be shocked and appalled — you won’t try to one-up her with a story of worst first date, not now. But, until that proves to be the case, operate under the assumption that dating her ex means it’s over between the two of you.) B) Someone she dated only casually, a long time ago? And then, if she says it’s fine, ask her again, because you know all too well that sometimes when we say something is fine, we don’t really mean it.
When she shows you pictures of her date on Facebook, you will gasp at how beautiful he/she is, and then high five her.
Make sure to focus on your friendship (“I feel like I haven’t gotten quality time with you in forever, are you free next week? But if you tell her she may feel like you aren’t supporting her or she’s being attacked.
If she really loves the guy (barring extreme circumstances), you’ve just got to be a supportive friend.
“Girl Code,” whether or not you want to refer to it by that somewhat cloying moniker, definitely exists as a standardized code of conduct among women.
Sure, all relationships and friendships are different, but when it comes to navigating dating and female friendships, some rules apply in all situations. Then the other extricate herself from the situation.