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Dating a mans best friend

“You kind of know what you’re getting yourself into,” she adds.

When I set out to explore this question for this piece, one of my own stories kept coming back to me.

“You’ve already taken that time to figure out that you’re compatible with each other,” says Winnie*, a 22-year-old recent college graduate.

“Beyond that initial attraction, the puppy love stage, and those first movie dates, you’ve already earned each other’s loyalty and trust.” Susan, a 27-year-old graduate school student who is currently dating someone she was friends with first, also agrees.

” I realized then that what I really wanted in my other half was compatibility in values, interests, and personality (which by then I knew my friend and I had). Diana Kirschner agrees that compatibility is the best thing about dating your best friend.

In the words of Kirschner, a relationship expert, psychologist, and author of Find Your Soulmate Online in 6 Simple Steps: “You can have it all in one package: friendship and romance.” In fact, many girls admit this combination is what makes dating a best friend so appealing—given your closeness and familiarity, you’re already halfway to a solid romantic relationship.

After a particularly bad breakup, I was re-evaluating my past choices in boyfriends and felt like I was missing something.

In the midst of dramatically labeling the entire male race as untrustworthy and deceitful, my thoughts turned to who I could trust.