Let's suppose you have feelings for the ex/partner of someone you know [just a friend../close friend/relative/brother/sister(F/R/B/S)]. There are 2 cases: 1- the person you seem to have strong feelings for, is in a relationship with your (F/R/B/S) 2- the person you're loving is not in that relationship anymore. 1- for the first case: a) that person doesn't seem to feel the same way: you would be like: I)"no, i'd rather stop thinking about her/him since she/he is the gf/bf of my (f/r/b/s) II)" it's ok, nothing can stop me from thinking about that person, but i won't do anything. III)i wanna make him/her feel the same though she/he is in a RS with my (F/R/B/S) -IIII) i can't wait for the relationship to be over so that i can make him/her mine and make him/her feel the same about me, after that. b) the person you're into, seems to feel the same way. I) Damn, so uncomfortable, we can't do this, even if they would break up. i can never do this to my f/r/b/s II)we can be together if the RS is over III) time for action. we should let him/her know that we love each other no matter what. 2nd case: he/she is an ex now. c) ex still doesn't feel something for you: I) i would give up II) it's my (f/b/r/s)' ex and still feel not comfortable knowing this. III) it doesn't matter anymore. i can make him/her mine d) ex feels the same way: I) YAY! Now it's the time. II)NO . still not comfortable . what if my f/r/b/s still loves him/her? III) better give up! ugh ... Has it ever happened to you? what did you do? if not what could you do? or the situation changes from a friend/close friend to a brother/relative???