My Fiance’s Friend is Always Around. Is This Cause for Alarm?

Gina Stewart

Written by: Gina Stewart

Gina Stewart

Gina is the owner of Expert Online Dating. As an online dating consultant, she helps men and women maximize their online dating experiences to get more dates. You can visit her website,, for more information or to contact her.

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Edited by: Lillian Castro

Lillian Castro

Lillian Guevara-Castro brings more than 30 years of journalism experience to ensure DatingAdvice articles have been edited for overall clarity, accuracy, and reader engagement. She has worked at The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The Gwinnett Daily News, and The Gainesville Sun covering lifestyle topics.

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Reader Question:

My fiance has a male friend who keeps popping up out of the blue every couple months just to make trouble it seems. I trust her, but she can’t seem to see the things he does.

For instance, New Year’s Eve, he asked her if she wanted to come over to his house for a party. He knows we recently got engaged but failed to ask me. She did not think that was weird and she always gives him the benefit of the doubt.

Is this cause for alarm?

-Robert (California)

Gina Stewart’s Answer:

While she may not have any nefarious intent, she probably enjoys the attention he gives her. It’s always nice to feel wanted, regardless of your relationship status, right?

But as an engaged woman, and then as an actually married woman, she’ll need to know how she interacts with men who are not her husband comes with a different standard.

If he only pops up every few months and they don’t have interactions beyond that, it may not be worth the tension to give it merit.

Once you’re married, or if there is any change in the quality or frequency of their interactions, you’re justified to make this something to be dealt with.

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