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Dear Poll: Do You Hang Out With His Friends Without Him?

I’ve always found that a relationship is most convenient if each person gets along well with the other’s friends. A more communal social life seems to create harmony and minimizes chances for conflict. But even when friends are shared, there’s often a distinct difference between his friends and hers. Of course it depends entirely on the type of friendships you’ve created, but do you ever spend time with his friends when he's not around?


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LoveSarah LoveSarah 9 years
I met my friend Chris before I met my boyfriend. They are now best friends, but Chris and I will still hang out just the two of us, and it isn't awkward or anything.
sparklestar sparklestar 9 years
My boyfriend's best friend is my ex, so yes. :p We try and avoid it though. We annoy each other a lot. We all went climbing together last night though and that was fun.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 9 years
not all of his friends, but some, who are my friends as well I've hung out with one on one or in a group.
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
well unfortunately, we're not in a place that we have friends that we've known separately so it's not like i've had the chance to hang out with his friends if he wasn't around. i do think that i would hang out with his friend's wives if we were in the right place since i seem to get along with them, but the guys - well i've only met them all 1x for a couple hours, so i'm not in the same place to really say that i'd feel comfortable doing that.
Seka21 Seka21 9 years
Changes. He does hang out with my male best friend alone. However not reciprocated by me. In my last long term relationship i hung out with all his friends male and female alone all the time. But at the end of the day the girl (our one mutual friend) who set us up..broke us up and he took her side. And they vanished to his side.. despite actually being closer to me. So.. you know what.. i prefer to have my own friends.
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 9 years
i really like them but no, not enuff to chill with just them
itsme3683 itsme3683 9 years
Not really no. Once my boyfriend got called into work last minute when he was supposed to pick up a friend from the airport so I went and picked him up, so it was really just like a half hour car ride. A little awkward but I think it was just because he didn't expect me.
jessie jessie 9 years
i chat when i see them, but we don't make plans to hang out...not a good idea...hubby would not be happy! :rant: i wouldn't be happy with him hanging with my girlfriends without
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 9 years
"No. I like them, but we’re not on that level." My vote.
bbkf bbkf 9 years
I'm very close with a lot of my husband's friends and we do hang out one-on-one sometimes.
lawchick lawchick 9 years
absolutely! they have become just as good of friends with me. my husband often works nights, so if his friends are going to a movie, they'll call and invite me. isn't that nice?
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
usually, when I go out without my man, his friends are in the club (like usual) and I end up hanging with them :) I like it because they keep the weridos away so my girls and me can just enjoy ourselves. They even walk me out to my boyfriends car when he comes and picks us drunk-ass girls up :)
princess_eab princess_eab 9 years
Depends on the friend, whether he was available and if the friend and I had any sort of connection other than just him. Right now I'm not friends with any of my ex's friends, except on facebook. Except his brother and sister-in-law, who I still talk to occasionally because they were our family.
g1amourpuss g1amourpuss 9 years
no way, he'd probably kill me lmao. If I'm out and I see his friends I stop to chat real quick and tell them what's going on with him, but I'd never sit around and hannnng with his friends without him around. We're like way out of high school. (He's old enough to have been through high school twice.) He doesn't hang with my friends and I don't hang with his. It's kind of a respect thing we have for each other's feelings.
starmom123 starmom123 9 years
I hang out with his best friend sometimes but his wife and I are friends also.Plus are kids are all freinds. We did get in trouble one night because we took off together after drinking alot but nothing happened but talking.
skigurl skigurl 9 years
i would hang out with his roomates if he wasn't there, but only if he was expected home soon or something...not just to go over and hang out
joesbabygirl joesbabygirl 9 years
I said Sure but only with certain ones. I hang out with his brothers and his cousin. Those are his best friends anyway!
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
Well, I met my boyfriend through mutual friends so I've known some of them longer than I've known him, although he's known them forever. So sometimes I'll hang out with one of the two guys I met him through.
Jude-C Jude-C 9 years
I like them okay, but none of them are really people I'd care to spend time with without an external reason (him).
My boyfriends friends are what i call my "band of brothers" so yes, I am usually with them without him :P
Swen Swen 9 years
I like a lot of my boyfriends' friends, but I never hang out with them when he's not there. There's been times where just a friend and I have gotten somewhere early, and my boyfriend's not there yet, so we've hung out for a bit and it wasn't awkward or anything. I've also become close to a couple of his friends and so we'll talk online sometimes. I wouldn't purposely hang with his friends without him though. Like if we're both invited to a party, and he can't make it but I can, I won't go.
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 9 years
Not really. I like them but I'm not that close to them.
sonya-ina sonya-ina 9 years
Never 1 on 1, because that would be a tad weird, but it's happened in group situations. My husband works a lot of nights and weekends, so if his/my friends are getting together I'll go and hang out without him.
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