"Just shut up," my friend's friend says.
"But I didn't say anything!" my friend and I chorus.
"I didn't mean you, I meant your girlfriend there," his friend clarifies.
Okay, so I'm a friend, and I'm a girl, but ... ??
Why is it automatically assumed that just because we spend a lot of our time together and casually bonk each other over the head and throw paper airplanes at each other, that we're a couple, huh?