I can see that you want to blame your brother for this by the way you write your statement.But your bestfriend made a conscious decision in deciding to date your brother, and she should be held just as accountable for the deterioration of your friendship. Instead of rushing to break them up, try to have a chat with your best friend.The thing is, from the beginning he told me he didn't wanted to have anything serious.At first I was fine, but then I started to gain feelings, so I stopped it.
All I mean is that I hung out with the subject of the story as more than friends for a period of time.
To my surprise and fascination, Monica trashed my penchant for all-black clothes, lefty politics, and suffering poets, rebelling against the poor artistic types she grew up with.
After a few rejections and a fire (which destroyed the only copy of her manuscript), she forgot fiction and soon sneered at any male in torn jeans reading The New York Review of Books.
We've been on and off until I stopped it last year.
Then this past November I decided to give it a try again.