Escaping the Friend Zone – How To Turn Your Friendship Into A Relationship

We all know how difficult it can be to have hidden feelings for someone and have to be in close proximity to them. When that person in question is a friend, well, that can be quite the doozy to handle!

Whether it’s someone new you’ve recently been acquainted with or a long-time friend you just can’t get out of your head, there are certainly ways to ease that friendship into a more romantic light. Here are a few tips on turning that friendship into a relationship!


Friendly Nicknames—Yes or No?

If you’ve been calling your friend by certain variations of the term “buddy”, “pal”, or “bro”, it’s time to stop. These give off the wrong signal to the other person. If you want them to view you in a romantic light, then the friendly nicknames aren’t always going to play in your favor.

Try a Little Flirting

Don’t lay it on too thick at first, because you don’t want them to turn tail and run the other way. Subtly change up the way you interact with them—compliment them more, laugh at their jokes, use your body language to get the message across. They might not catch on immediately, but it’ll be a start.

Try to Spend More One-on-One Time

If you’re always hanging out in group settings, you’re not likely to get many opportunities to connect with each other properly. Try to engage them in activities where it’s just the two of you, and play that to your advantage. Don’t hound them or make them uncomfortable of course, just work on making your personal bond with them a little bit stronger.

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Ask Them Out

This is a calculated risk, and there’s a chance that the feeling won’t be reciprocated. Yes, it may put your friendship in jeopardy, but in the end, taking the leap just might be worth a shot.

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