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Dear Em & Lo,
I have gotten myself into quite a pickle and I’m desperate for some sound advice! I know you and my fellow readers will be able to help. So, here’s the scoop….
I went in to get a tattoo a while back and had an instant connection with my artist. A couple of tattoos later we started casually texting and eventually met up for drinks… all of this occurring over the span of a few months. After hanging out a few times we made the adult, yet inebriated, decision to umm… shag? Yes, we were protected. So, what’s the problem you ask? Let me explain…
I was also dating someone else and I’m falling in love with him… a feeling he shares. I don’t want to see tattoo boy in a romantic fashion, but it gets pretty complicated because he’s expressed his love for me. I have unfinished tattoos by him and I REALLY want to keep him as my artist and we have an amazing friendship that I value tremendously. The biggest problem of all? We are in business together! We are within weeks of launching our business.
How do I tell him that I don’t feel the same way he does? How do I tell him about the other guy? How do I do this without losing my artist, my business partner, and most importantly, my friend? Oh my gosh, what have I done?
-Lost in Austin
What should Lost in Austin do? Let her know in the comments below.
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