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When Your Best Friend's Significant Other is a Dud: A Survival Guide

It's happened to all of us. Your best friend finds the "one" and suddenly, you're stuck spending time with their significant other. But what do you do when you just don't like them?

First, take a deep breath. It's not the end of the world. You can still have a good time with your friend, even if you don't like their significant other.

Next, try to find something you can appreciate about them. Maybe they're a great listener or they make your friend happy. Even if it's something small, try to focus on that.

But, if you find that you just can't stand them, it's important to be honest with your friend. Let them know that while you care about them, you just don't connect with their significant other. But be sure to be tactful and respectful in your approach.

Another solution can be to try to avoid them when you're together. Suggest to your friend that you two do activities that don't involve their significant other or plan a trip or vacation without them.

It's also important to remember that you don't have to be best friends with your best friend's significant other. You just have to be civil and respectful. So, put on your best fake smile and fake laugh, and try to make the best of the situation.

In conclusion, it's not always easy to like your best friend's significant other. But, with a little patience, tact, and a good sense of humor, you can make it work. And who knows, maybe one day you'll come to appreciate them for who they are.

Shields up!

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