Pros cons dating your best friend
If you’ve ever woken up one day and realized you had a crush on your best guy friend, your story probably was a little different.Movies like that don’t capture the sleepless nights of angst rehearsing what you should say the next time you see him, or that awkward moment when you’re watching a movie and you can’t tell if he inched closer to be near to you or to have better access to the popcorn bucket.
My aforementioned friend and I did start dating, but because I was so relaxed and not worried about what he thought of me, I ended up on the other end of the spectrum.
That said, what is love, and life, without a little risk?
Although my relationship crashed and burned, the lessons I learned were invaluable.
“You kind of know what you’re getting yourself into,” she adds.
It’s more likely, for example, that “you know what qualities you may not appreciate as much and you won’t be caught off guard.” At the end of the day, all this adds up to what everyone wants—someone who you can let down your guard with, who knows the real you, and accepts and loves you for it.