Friendship into dating

Yeah, you may be hot for your buddy but is this enough of a reason to try to turn your friendship into a new relationship? If you want to date a long-time friend, think really seriously about it first. physically You’re not hooking up but you are touching your friend’s arm every time you get a chance. Communication is key in friendships and relationships. If your buddy says no, share a laugh together and honestly address the awkwardness and disappointment as you continue to be great friends.

First of all, make sure that this is even a good idea. Every time you touch someone lovingly, their brain gets a burst of feel-good chemicals that make them feel good about you. If it’s still ambiguous, you need to reveal your feelings. ” If your friend says yes then you are off to the dating races with a great foundation for love–your friendship!

We explored “9 Reasons to Date Your Best Friend” and a whopping 80% of our readers said they'd be willing to give it a try. If you really are friends then whatever happens, you two can communicate and weather the storm. You can write a handwritten note or card, or buy a small present that shows you were thinking of them.

Love is a delicate thing and building any loving relationship takes time. One of the best ways to show you care is by asking, “What can I do for you to help you feel appreciated and loved?

If I'm completely realistic, I see the possibilities as a "toss up."a) Whoa!

If there isn’t any real attraction between you and the girl from the get go there is NOTHING you can do about it.

No amount of lines or telling her how you feel will get her to change her mind about you.

You could end up killing an awesome friendship if things don’t work out. When we break a sweat with someone, we literally feel revved up and excited. Just hooking up is not going to make your friend suddenly see you as a potential GF. Do you have a friendship you’d like to turn into something more?

On the other hand, say there’s someone in your crew who you’re casual friends with but you just can’t stop thinking about. Take a roller coaster ride, go swimming or take a run together. You’ll just be the cool friend to hook up with and why would they want to transition out of such a sweet situation?