Dating your best friend stories
I mentioned my predicament to Jessica, and she excitedly revealed that her good friend had just moved to the city I was visiting.
She quickly connected us via Facebook, where her friend and I immediately hit it off and subsequently spent the whole weekend together.
For example, maybe you found him on a gay dating app.
Or he came out as gay somehow or somewhere that your friend doesn't know about but you do. If your answer falls into this category, then I would absolutely share that evidence in as loving a way as possible.
By not overtly expecting sex, commitment, or even compatibility upfront, and instead focusing on just creating a series of fun, memorable experiences, we had implicitly set the precedent for a approach to dating.
Or, if you say too much too soon it could potentially backfire and your friend may get angry with you.
If you begin boyfriend bashing you run the risk of your friend getting angry with you, defending him, and causing a wedge between you and your relationship.
"I dated someone I was close friends with in high school from my senior year of high school through my junior year of college.
I wish we never did because when we broke up, even though it was amicable, I lost someone that otherwise could have been a friend for life.