10 reasons your crush picked the other girl
Text: Denise Ngo
One of the worst feelings ever is finding out that the guy you have a crush on likes someone else. What’s worse is if the other girl’s a mutual friend – that is, you’re obliged to feign happiness while watching the blissful couple cooing at each other all day.
It’s a weird situation to be in. You want to know why he chose her, but any answer other than “Huh, you like me? Okay, I’ve changed my mind,” would cast you into a tempest of self-loathing.
If the guy’s a decent person, he’ll spare you the details. You might not ever figure out why the other girl had more pulling power than you did, but in our experience, it’s always for one of the following reasons: