Dating as friends first
You spend a lot of time together, you care about each other — but is it actually a good idea to date a friend?On the one hand, you could ruin the friendship, but on the other hand, you already have a strong foundation for something more. "Dating a good friend is often a good idea," relationship therapist Aimee Hartstein, LCSW tells Bustle.You’re probably comfortable communicating, and there are no worries about doing or saying anything that you’re uncomfortable with.I mean, we do go to our friends when we need to talk, right?Don't be afraid to reach out if you find yourself needing help.Sometimes, the line between friendship and romance is a little blurry.Dating a friend, you don’t have to worry about that, because you are probably already comfortable and familiar with each other.
You already know what makes them frustrated and happy.
But, also, because you never know how exciting it could be to date your friend.
We always have fun when we’re with our best friends, anyway, so this makes the relationship even better.
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