We all want true love. Whether or not we spend hours devoted to the search for it or just happen to find it and thus check it off our mental life list varies from person to person based on personality and unique quirks. The end goal is to find that one special person who will stick by us through thick and thin, always have our back during those intense family gatherings, and always bring us our favorite sweets from the store. We want someone to grow old with, argue with and share all of our sick and vacation days with us.
5 Things Nobody Tells You About Dating Your Best Friend
5 Things Nobody Tells You About Dating Your Best Friend | Thought Catalog
IMHO, and as Ettin pointed out, this shouldn't be reason enough to keep you from pursuing a relationship, but it's also important to analyze how strong your feelings actually are. If just hooking up is what's on your mind, and you're not friendships if you could actually see something meaningful coming from it, then it may be safer to hold-off. How up with a friend is pretty much guaranteed to complicate things, and while risking utter mayhem for love is can cool, risking it for a hook-up might not be worth the subsequent weirdness in the end. As weird as it may be to think about, breakups within a friend group could very well result in all of your "friends" potentially turning against you. This could ultimately lead to you not can losing your ex as a friend, ruins all or at least some of your other friends, too.
Date Your Best Friend
Loving someone as a best friend and loving them romantically can be quite different. The problem is at first, this love sometimes feels the same. Take time to actually understand your feelings towards one another and openly communicate your thoughts and intentions. Moving from best friends to more-than-friends can be a big step, make sure you treat it as such.
How do you offer them advice? Moments such as these can get a little awkward in the first few months of the relationship —— contrary to popular belief where dating your best friend would mean less awkwardness. Sure, you know each other pretty well, maybe even better than you two know most people —— but humans are complex, and part of their complexity is their ability of confusing you on which side of the border of best friend and significant other you ought to stand on.