Dating a family friend
That’s not to criticise your reaction or suggest it’s unreasonable for you to feel this way.
Just to encourage you to think about why this fills you with dread rather than it being a cause for celebration?
Writing about how you feel could be a useful outlet, remembering these very strong feelings may subside as you get used to the situation.
If you’ve a friend or family member who you can trust to share your concerns in confidence this may be useful, although you’ll want to avoid this escalating into a family drama.
Because I don't have enough time to explain the background of our relationship, I'll just give a quick little summary.
The guy this article is about and I literally grew up together.
I can't tell you what exactly made either of us decide this was a good idea, but we hooked up.
In fact we hooked up three or four times before he went home the next day.
If your feelings stem more from your problems with relationships and/or confidence, counselling may be of benefit If you have real concerns that won’t go away are you able to speak to them individually or together?
My best friend has recently started dating my brother.
I care for them both deeply so why am I feeling so bad about them getting together? I can’t say I disapprove for fear of losing them both.
If You Are Hurting Someone Else, Have The Courage To Get Help!
A person does not abuse others because they love them.