A trustworthy, genuine boyfriend or girlfriend can often become your best friend.
I had a friend whom I’d known for almost six years.
I knew his passions and fears and appreciated his support through good and bad times, and over time he had become one of my best guy friends.
She is a certified personal trainer and holds a degree in English and psychology from Franciscan University. Moving beyond a platonic relationship changes the entire dynamic of your interaction.
Ultimately, if your romantic involvement fails, you risk the possibility that your friendship will significantly change. Take some time to distinguish between the platonic feelings you have for your friend and those of a romantic nature.
Lovelies: Yesterday, I was talking about how awesome it was to have Jake Stein* along on the weekend trip--and also talking about how Jake and I went from being best friends to being boyfriend-and-girlfriend for a brief period.
The question of our dating came up like this: Jake and I had gone back to his apartment for a nightcap after having dinner together ... Plus, he's very tall and quite handsome--an indubitably attractive guy (whom the ladies generally love).Anna-Sofie Hickson is a freelance writer with six years of writing experience. Turning a friendship into love can be challenging, especially if you’re unsure about your friend’s feelings for you.She writes for "LIVESTRONG Quarterly" magazine and contributes to various military publications. Falling in love with a friend can be a promising prospect, but making a transition from friendship to romantic interest requires precautions before you take the leap.And who knows more about us than just our name and phone number?Sure, the transition from friend-to-boyfriend might feel a little weird at first, but we think that the benefits of dating one might just overrule the awkwardness.and suddenly, he leaned over to kiss me."What are you doing? I had a great time with him--we were always laughing; always talking about interesting things; always comfortable discussing our emotions, fears and insecurities. In other words, it was hard to imagine a more ideal boyfriend. for whatever decidedly peculiar reason, I'd never felt an overwhelming urge to get it on with him.