He wanted to be your friend, but for some reason, you twisted and turned it and did everything you could to try to convince him that being friends was not what you wanted and that you wanted a relationship.
In fact, the chances of having a successful relationship also go up if you are friend first.
That’s different from the guy or gal who has wanted to date someone all along but was too afraid to take the step to dating and settled for friendship instead. This is not to say that men and women can’t be good friends or even amazing friends.
It doesn’t mean that a Carly may not have her friend “Jim-the-guy-with-organic-chem-notes” as man of honor at her wedding and vice versa.
Many times, being friends is the best option, although it sucks, and you feel horrible, being friends is not so bad.
Here are 12 reasons why accepting let’s be friends, is the best thing that could happen to you, because-La Wanda is a Licensed Professional Counselor and the owner of LNE Unlimited.
By putting Why put so much pressure on someone because of your own expectations and desires?
When you develop a genuine friendship, there are no expectations, you can be yourself, he can be himself, and you can learn everything you want to know about each other.
Scarlett Johansson and Bill Murray did it (Lost In Translation), Uma Thurman and John Travolta did it (Pulp Fiction) and best of all Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney did it classic style (My Best Friend’s Wedding).
Well, they all placed friendship before relationship and their platonic bond worked out just fine. Only if building a friendship before a relationship is a priority for you.
But before forming a friendship before a serious relationship, you may have genuine confusions and questions like ‘how to be friends first before dating’ or ‘how long should you be friends before dating’.
Well, it all depends on what your initial chemistry is like and how it develops as you get to know each other.
The first problem with the “friends first” approach is that you’re not being honest about your intentions, which makes it hard to build a true friendship. ” In our case, “Was this guy just being my friend because he wanted to go out with me? Nobody likes to lose a friend or take the chance of losing a friend. In one case they lose you as a friend if the date doesn’t work out.