Stop fixating on him and move on

Dating the guy your best friend likes

But if this isn't what's happening when you're out with your guy friend then he probably doesn't think of you as just a friend. For the most part, our marriage is pretty great. If you were out with your best friend you would mostly be focusing on one another and chatting, but not if some guy came up and started hitting on you. Friends are casual about hanging out.

He was the only man I ever seriously wanted to marry. And if he jokes around a lot about hooking up and stuff, he's probably not joking. You've noticed that when you do go places with him he introduces you like he's proud of you, which when you think about it is an interesting move. There's a difference in the way that people look at other when they have feelings versus when they don't, and it's usually also obvious to other people who are around it.

They're either hearing this directly from him or they're picking it up based on his behavior. You met the guy through her. Pay attention to how he stands often he stands up for you. This usually only works out long term if there was zero chemistry to begin with, and it was a total joke that you ever tried dating.

Sometimes it's totally one sided but more often than not both people are carrying some residual feelings. This is about her feelings about you, your feelings about yourself, and your closest friendship.

Sometimes it's totally

After the birth of our son, however, he changed his mind. If you two were older, the conversation might go differently. There's a part of him that does feel like your accomplishments have something to do with him because he's been around during your growth and maybe even been a part of it.

This decision is one that needs to come from both of us. If you're in a relationship or you don't have feelings for him you might try to ignore the possibility completely. If you were ever truly in like with one another or having good bedroom fun that just doesn't go away entirely just because one or both of you decided that they didn't want a relationship. She told you from the start that she was worried about introducing you.

And he needs to separate his frustration with what he sees as your irrational behavior from his ability to listen, and to make good decisions about your future together, moving forward. If someone did come up to you your friend couldn't exactly turn him away on your behalf, but he might not back down either. ShutterStock He's Really Flirty A lot of dudes are just naturally flirty, even with girls they don't have a crush on. People who have feelings usually make more eye contact of the extended variety. No matter what they were like, he would find a reason to dislike them.

It might be the amount of time he spends with you or talks to you on the phone. He said it was because he was just being protective, but it was obvious that it was more than that. He pays attention to what makes you laugh and can anticipate why you'll like something or you won't.

This is about her