Plus, some girls are very protective of their brothers and don’t want their friends dating them. But if you can’t stop thinking about this guy, maybe you should give it a shot anyway.

If that’s what you’re thinking of doing, here are 10 tips on how to date your best friend’s brother as painlessly as possible. Before you do anything to jepordize your friendship, you should probably figure out if your friend's brother has feelings for you back.

A lot of girls find themselves in this position and it’s not hard to figure out why – if you spend a lot of time hanging with your bestie, you probably spend a decent amount of time around her brother also. However, it’s not as easy to actually make the move and date him.

Just keep in mind that this relationship might be a little tricky, even if your friend doesn't seem to care at all.

She might end up caring once she actually sees you and her brother together.

Don't make her feel like a third wheel in her own house, you know?

Whenever you get in a fight with your BF, the first person you turn to is usually your bestie.

College dating can be a tricky business to navigate.

You’re constantly meeting new people and doing new things.

Start up conversations with him whenever you can and even try subtly flirting with him.

If you feel like he might be crushing on you also, then maybe you should go for it.

I know this is an uncomfortable situation, but lying to her because you don't want her to feel awkward is the absolute worst thing you can do.