It’s called the Girl Code and she needs to respect it.The number one rule of the Girl Code is to never date your close friends’ exes, so I think this applies double if it’s your sister. — Girl Code Believer What’s with all this “Girl Code” business? It’s time to start living your life by a more mature philosophy, like, I don’t know, treating people with respect and making decisions based on individual situations rather than blindly following a “code” that never considers context.Even if they “love everyone the same,” you WILL be compared. No one wants to walk into their significant other’s house to find their little sister or brother curled up on the couch where you were planning to watch a movie.If you meet your significant other through your sibling, your sibling has already been on many more vacations, went to more parties, and known your new partner long before you have.I figured it’s been 15 years, we’re both grown adults now and yes, part of me wanted him to see just how fabulous I turned out.The problem is, Michael has also friended my sister, who was an 11-year-old ugly duckling when we dated in high school, but has definitely blossomed since then.Can such a relationship be pursued without creating bad blood between the parties involved? This hardly comes as a surprise thanks to the fact that it is constantly being drummed in our heads that such unions are somewhat immoral.
After much thought I finally hit the accept button to his friend request.
I figured it has been 15 years, we are both grown adults now and, yes, part of me wanted him to see just how fabulous I turned out.
The Frisky: 20 things that make a man The problem is, Michael has also "friended" my sister, who was an 11-year-old ugly duckling when we dated in high school, but has definitely blossomed since then.
Healthy relationships have grown from trickier circumstances.
If everybody involved can learn to shrug off any awkwardness, then you might be well in your way to a fulfilling relationship.