[Read: Sneaky ways to stare at a girl’s cleavage] Try to date one of her friends or someone else you find attractive. [Read: Stages of love for men] Is she happy with your friend? Why the heck would a girl tell her boyfriend’s friend that she’s unhappy for any other reason?
You may secretly think your friend is a loser and the luckiest son of a gun for getting a girl who’s so good in every way. In such cases, you may feel like the knight in shining armor who’s doing your friend’s girlfriend a favor by rescuing the damsel in distress from a bad relationship. You’re only creating more confusions and complications by flirting with her and leading her on.
The lover in question might not be worth causing a rift in your friendship.
Sometimes people date the ex's friend as a form of retaliation. Except, of course, that stinking jerk who dumped you. —Ask The forbidden fruit always looks juicy and delicious (insert Eden pun here) but not all that glitters is gold.
While girls take a while to build the whole bonding thing, guys just don’t care. But when you like a friend’s new girlfriend or even an old one, you’re definitely on unstable ground. Or admire her from afar and eventually forget about her.
His girlfriend is the sexiest thing you’ve ever seen and you can’t stop fantasizing about her, or wishing she could be with you instead of your friend. When you’re a guy, it’s easy to instantly get attracted to a girl you meet, even if she’s your friend’s girlfriend.
Firstly, most people are going to tell you to drop the thought. And at times, you dating your friend’s girlfriend may end up turning out to be the best thing for everyone involved. In a worst case scenario, you date a friend’s girlfriend only months after they’ve broken up. But if you don’t know this guy very well or he’s not a great friend, then you could still give this a thought. She may be hot, and all you probably want to do is hold her hands or take a sneak peek at her cleavage.
That’s why we’ve talked to the experts to determine exactly how you should proceed — because handling this the wrong way could make your friendship disappear faster than Britney Spears’s hair circa 2007.“You’re probably best friends because you have a lot in common, you have similar temperaments — and you could have similar taste in men.” Plus, your best friend’s boyfriend is always around, so you have ample time to notice his sexy smile or awesome sense of humor. Wanis explains that the more time we spend with someone, the greater the chance of us falling for him or her.“Attraction occurs by bonding, and bonding occurs from doing things together and being together,” he says. And one fine day, he meets the girl of his dreams and falls in love. You can always move on if you choose to, remember that. But you’re totally falling in love with his girlfriend. You may think it is true love, but it’s almost always an infatuation.