BFS is the real deal
As it turns out, BFS is actually quite common. “It’s normal to fixate and ‘crush’, in a sense, on your partner’s best friend,” explains Sameera Sullivan, relationship expert, psychologist, and founder of Lasting Connections. “You want to make a good, lasting impression on him so he tells your boyfriend that you’re attractive, fun, and the greatest girl he’s ever dated. Who wouldn’t want to hear that? It’s an ego thing.”
Think about your own best pal. The two of you likely share similar interests, values, and even personality traits. Your boo has chosen his ride-or-die for the same reasons and commonalities. Says Sullivan: “If he’s really talked up his friend, naturally you’ll look for all those amazing qualities and you may become intrigued by them as well.” I mean, obviously your boyfriend has great taste in people...