‘I’ve fallen in love with my best friend’s wife’– Dr Louise answers your burning questions

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I am in a predicament – I’ve fallen head over heels in love with my best friend’s wife. We were all childhood friends but after completing high school we all went our separate ways. I went overseas to study and only recently met up with my friend again and renewed our friendship. He told me he’d married our childhood friend and I looked forward to seeing her again.

When we met however, it was as if my eyes suddenly opened and I realised what a gem she is – and to top it off she has grown into a stunningly beautiful woman. I fell in love with her, and to be honest, I think I must have been a little in love with her at school.

I have tried to keep my distance from them but my friend insists on a lot of contact and wants me to visit them at home. He has no idea how I feel about her and is simply glad that we have renewed our friendship again. I’m not married so I’m free as a bird but I do not want to mess up my friend’s marriage. What should I do?

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