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Instagram’s third wheel has some advice for you

When your friends start making out, take a selfie


Jaya Saxena


Posted on Jul 16, 2015   Updated on May 28, 2021, 8:31 am CDT

Pete Alden is an expert at being a third wheel. 

He chronicles his adventures on Instagram as a single 29-year-old with his brother, Ben, and his best friend, Marissa, who happen to be engaged. Naturally, he spends a lot of time hanging out while Ben and Marissa try to be, you know, a couple. As friends pair off, third wheel-hood can be an inevitable state. But Alden has some tips on how to ensure that three’s not a crowd.

Photo via Peter Alden/Imnotathirdwheel

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*First Published: Jul 16, 2015, 2:30 pm CDT