Are we dating or just friends with benefits quiz
Yet, good friendships can endure these trying times. Let the relationship grow, and when you feel like you’re ready, I’d encourage you to find a time when the two of you are alone, and try bringing up the topic.
With a friendship based on honesty and trust, you will be able to face the challenge of being vulnerable.
Try saying something like, You’re a great friend, and I don’t ever want that to change. Asking him for his opinion is a great way to show you value what he thinks and feels, and you’ll find out if you’re on track.
And honestly, I’ve always wondered if this friendship would ever turn into something deeper. Let’s assume for a moment your guy friend agrees with you about taking the relationship to the next level. I would encourage you to sit down together and make a list of the things you have been doing that have made your friendship so strong.
There was once a time when you and your Psych 101 classmate could go from hitting the books to hitting the sheets without having to define “where this is going”.
So for him, this is unquestionably a very delicate situation.
If he is actually falling in love with you, he’s probably scared and nervous about you finding out, since he doesn’t know how you’ll respond.
First, you have your own expectations: Are you looking for someone to experiment with, or a casual companion, or a reliable booty call?
Then, there’s your *friend’s*expectations: are they looking for someone to exchange sexy texts with, or help them build a blanket fort, or fill a gap between real relationships?
Both sides have to agree they want to go deeper with the other person.