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Ask Amy: Man's best friend violates him – and the friendship

Ask Amy: Man's best friend violates him – and the friendship

Dear Amy: I'm a 28-year-old straight male. My best friend from childhood and I rent an apartment together. He came out to me when he was 18. I care about him as a brother (I'm an only child). We respect each other's boundaries and I support him being gay. A couple of months ago my girlfriend of four years ended our relationship and I was crushed. During that time my best friend told me he needed to tell me a secret — that he had sexual feelings toward me and wanted to know if I felt the same way. I told him I loved him as a brother only and did not share any sexual feeling toward him. After that night I thought everything was OK between us. Things went back to...

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