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12 Jul 2011

Friend''s husband
My friend invited me to a function over the weekend. I didn''t particularly wanted to go as her husband made it clear on a previous occassion that he disliked me. However, after a few drinks, he told me that he obsesses over me and that he believes we should be together. I was very uncomfortable as other people, his family, noticed that he was getting up in my face. I would never even entertain this thought and am not sure if I should tell my friend about it. She believes in me and knows how I despise cheaters. However, she is also very gullible and I am scared that by telling her, I would lose her friendship as he would obviously tell her something else.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

If even the family and others noticed, how on earth did your friend manage not to notice what was going on ? And if she did, why not tell her ? Isn't it likely that sooner or later someone else WILL tell her, and she would then wonder why you didn't ? Why would she choose to believe his denials rather than your message, especially when others could confirm what you said ? And i her sort-of friendship with you is to be based on lies and denial and evasions, how much of a real friendship is it ?
And why are you not also thinkin about what to say to him, to warn him to keep away and stop this offensive behaviour ?
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