Jeff weighs in, “My buddy’s girlfriend drives me crazy, but she is clueless about her overbearing personality.” Jeff wondered why his friend stuck with her, until he realized that his friend always needed to be in a relationship.

“She meets a need in his life, and there is nothing I can do to change that,” Jeff says, “so I just make the best of it when I’m with them.” As Hebrews says: “Make every effort to live in peace with everyone” (TNIV).

Christi said, “God had been at the forefront of my friend’s heart, but he was getting overshadowed by the new boyfriend and all his wonderful personal qualities.

It became clear to me that her own spiritual growth was suffering greatly, and I made the choice to talk to her about it.” “The words were painful for me to say and for her to hear,” Christi remembers, “and I wondered about the future of our friendship as I gently spoke my observations and feelings.” For the next few days, her friend spent some time talking with God and examining her own heart and motives.

Christi tells about a close friend who fell in love with the “perfect” guy: tall, athletic, good-looking and fun to be around.

He treated her well, but had little interest in furthering his relationship with God.

When a close friend is dating someone you don’t like, what do you do?

The answer is easy: you step in and do whatever it takes to break them up. Okay, we know that answer won’t win the million-dollar prize.At first, Julie didn’t like her roommate’s new boyfriend. He didn’t take her seriously, and I hated seeing her unhappy and disappointed a lot,” Julie said.“I thought she deserved better.” Gradually he changed, and the relationship grew in a positive direction. Often a Christian who is dating a non-believer will be dragged down by the relationship.Sorting Through Your Feelings Coping with Heartache Moving On Community Q&A Having a friend date your crush can be a difficult social situation to navigate.With your feelings, as well as those of your friend and your crush on the line, it can be extremely difficult to be sure what the right course of action is to take.“She spent all of her time with him, and I felt like I was invisible.