[Read: From friends to lovers – falling in love with your friend] The pros of dating your best friend Dating someone you’ve only been best friends with until now may not be an easy task, but the following pros may just make taking the risk worth it. A strong emotional bond forms the foundation of any successful relationship.
Once you get past the initial awkwardness of transitioning from friends to more than friends, everything should be smooth sailing, right? If you have decided that romance might just be on the cards for you and your best friend, it is important to proceed with care. If you play your cards right, you might have yourself a future life partner.I am not looking for this list to grow much further, so I guess time will tell. The first guy I met sent me one of the best opening messages I have ever received on Tinder.This definitely set the tone for how well we would get along.We dated for a couple of months and it was wonderful, but bad timing in both of our lives led to it not going any further.We remain good friends and still regularly keep in touch. After dating for a few months, I entered into a serious relationship with this guy and it lasted around seven months – with the majority of that time being while I was away in South Carolina. I know height is so superficial, but I hate feeling like the BFG.Therefore, your relationship has a much greater chance of going the distance. Maybe they want to get married by the time they are thirty and have three kids.Or maybe they are eager to receive four job promotions before they consider settling down.While we were together, Ben was a lost little lamb in the woods; scared, full of doubt, directionless.I remember being a little lamb myself in my mid-twenties.Considering I LOVE trying to explain what I do for a living (sarcasm), dates are the best (sarcasm).So let’s just get this all out in the open, shall we?