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Do you think it's ok for your SO to have a best friend who is female?

 
redhotmommy

Asked by redhotmommy at 7:41 PM on Jun. 18, 2008 in Relationships

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  • I really think it depends on the situation. If my husband had a best friend that was a girl and they had been friends back long before he ever even met me...then I feel that I would have no problem with that (as long as they had never been intimate). However, making a female friend that close while we're married I'm not okay with it. I feel that it is a temptation, and while I trust my husband, I feel that there is never a reason to put a temptation into your life that doesn't need to be there.
    MamaPyratekk

    Answer by MamaPyratekk at 7:49 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • not to be a jealous biotch or anything, but definately not. Its innapropriate
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:45 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • That all depends apon the amount of trust that you have developed in your relationship. If he has given you reason to suspect something more than frienship, I would take it slowly. Talk with him about your concerns. Only the two of you will know if this "arrangement" will be harmful or beneficial to your relationship.
    MommasCooCoo

    Answer by MommasCooCoo at 7:50 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • No it does not work. I had a very good friend of mine from highschool and his girlfriend did not like it, she made it so we couldn't be friends any longer.. I had to let go of the friendship so that he could be happy with her. It is worth it if he is happy. But no I think it is not appropriate it to have a best friend of the opposite sex...
    BreakingFree

    Answer by BreakingFree at 7:54 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • Absolutely, I think it's ok! My best friend is a male
    add_chase

    Answer by add_chase at 8:01 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • absoultly not
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:22 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • No I don't...I think it will just complicate and cause problems !
    roseisme

    Answer by roseisme at 8:23 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • Of course that does cause more problems especially if ya'll are jealous...The situation and feelings should play a big part of the equation.
    CookieMama

    Answer by CookieMama at 8:30 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • I think it depends on the couple. If both the husband and wife know this other women and the wife is ok with it then it's fine. But if she's not for what ever reason, then I think the kindest thing the husband can do is tell his friend that he's sorry, but he can't be friends with them because it upsets his wife to much.
    Momsboys2

    Answer by Momsboys2 at 8:37 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • NOPE...I know in my heart of hearts I wouldn't like it...plus...if he's gonna have a BEST FRIEND it should be me!!!
    BayandMadsmom

    Answer by BayandMadsmom at 8:46 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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