Like every1 else, I've also had insecurities towards a close male friend to someone I was in a r/ship with. & I've also been a victim of that arrangement; but it's something you need to get over, as not every r/ship of that nature is the same. If someone's gonna fuck you over...
-best believe, they will. Either with the bestie (close friend) or someone else. It's really that simple. But you have to accept that your partner's individuality also extends to friendships with people of the opposite sex. Platonic-intimate friendships, exist! & like every...
kind of relationship, they require boundaries and transparency. Having some semblance of a relationship with your partner's friends (you don't have to be friends, FYI) can help alleviate this fear/insecurity or whatever it is. Get to build a respectful connection in order to...
-understand their dynamic. Gauge their character. Otherwise, you'll keep foaming at the mouth at a friendship that's bigger than you. If you can't trust your partner, then maybe you shouldn't be together. And if you can't trust your partner's friend with your partner, and...
-have extremely valid reasons as to why that is, then present your case to your partner. But policing their friendships with people of the opposite sex because it doesn't sit well with you or due to past experience, is just an absolute NO! If it's your preference to not date...
-someone whose "bestie" is of the opposite sex, then do you Bro/BooBoo. We can't all move the same. I'm of the belief that FRIENDSHIP is one of the most rewarding parts of the human experience, and that includes friendships with the opposite sex. So I see no problem if...
-two people of the opposite sex cultivate a deep-meaningful friendship with one another. As a romantic partner, my job is to learn how I fit in without hindering that.

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