One of those instances is when your man is crushing on a movie star or a Victoria’s Secret model.But when his eyes alight on someone who could possibly reciprocate his feelings, that’s when trouble can start to brew.Mark, my old camp bunkmate, is my go-to hiking sidekick. Mike's good for deep conversations about where our jobs are headed. "Jerk-off," "numb nuts," and "dickhead" are our top-tier terms of affection. Best friend-hood is something you win or lose, and putting that label on one guy makes it tough to get a wolf pack going without chips on several shoulders.
Of course, there are instances when having a crush is harmless.
[Read: 15 obvious signs of flirting between a guy and a girl] #9 He makes revealing Freudian slips.
If you suspect that your man has a crush on your friend Sarah, and he accidentally asks if you had “buns” with Sarah when you were out with her, instead of if you had “fun” with her, this can be a giveaway.
We pick buddies based on shared passions, so each dude fulfills a different need. If you want a clue as to who's our one ride-or-die, look for the tough love.
Manly adults only need good friends, no favoritism necessary. Better to leave BFF status off the table so we can roll up to the bar 10 deep sans drama.