In the season premiere, we picked up with Nick and Jess and their fledgling, adorable, and sometimes deafening new relationship.
(Seriously, are these two not yelling at each other?
Just politely tell your buds that if they wanted a verdict, they should go to Judge Judy. Walk away – I have gotten up in the middle of a group dinner and walked away before, just to prove this point: If your friends are so desperate to be the center of attention that they can't keep their private life private, then deny them of their audience. Talk to some of your friends about staging an “Intervention” where you sit the two of them down and go around saying how their relationship is affecting their friendships with you.
Chances are, it will come off as so melodramatic and unnecessary (but kind of necessary, right?
I just found out that my two best girl friends in the entire world are lesbians and that they’re dating! They seem happy and I don’t want to mess that up, but I also don’t want to feel like a third wheel. It’s totally understandable for you to feel left out and a little bummed out, even if you’re happy for your friends at the same time.
I also feel like I’m going to lose my two best friends… Sometimes I feel like there is no resolution for this. You have two options here: you can voice your concerns to your friends or you can try to move on and stop hanging out with them.
), that they'll think twice before causing a scene for your benefit again. Don't See Them Separately – You are not their confessional booth, and being alone with one of them will a) cause the other one to get super jealous if they find out, and b) involve hour-long bitch sessions where you have to hear their side of the story.
So put them in a doubles time-out, and make sure everyone else does to. Start referring to them as Sammi and Ronnie…to their face – Seriously, if that doesn't stop their bickering and cause them immense amounts of shame, then you need new friends.
If their new relationship causes a run-in with authorities, that's one reason it's awkward.Approach them either separately or together, whatever you feel more comfortable doing, and just say that you love both of them and you’re so happy for both of them, but you feel a little left out.Let them know how much you don’t want to lose them as a friend.) They've got their own multitude of things to work out and adjust to, but you know who's taking it really hard? Schmidt is having Nick-based text-message withdrawal, Winston is channeling his anxiety into an obsession puzzles, and neither of them are thrilled that they have to be best friends now.Playing matchmaker among your friends can feel totally great, but unfortunately, it can also be super uncomfortable when two of your close friends start dating because it will inevitably change all your friendships. You might feel jealous or territorial of one or both of their time and company. Once, my best friend and a really close guy friend started dating.