Can Men And Women Be "just Friends?"
Rekha • onRelationship 12 years ago • 1 min read

It's the age old question: Can men and women be "just friends?"

The answer depends on who you ask.

In my experience, it seems that there are one of two scenarios going on in most close male/female friendships:

  1. Both parties harbor secret feelings for one another and are afraid to confess it in case the other doesn't feel the same way and it ruins the friendship.

  2. One person feels completely platonic (love-ya-like-2. One persister) toward the other and would be totally shocked to discover that the other is interested in more than friendship.

I've yet to come across a super-close friendship between a man and a woman where at least ONE person hasn't at least CONSIDERED what it might be like to become romantically involved.

Call the the "When Harry Met Sally" Syndrome...

We've been conditioned by enough "happily ever afters" in the movies to believe that the one person we're meant to end up with has been right in front of us all along.

And hey, it COULD be...

But taking a special friendship to another level is tricky business, so if you're thinking of taking the plunge, read on for some advice on how to proceed.


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