We both realized that we liked each other, since we were spending so much time together, and we eventually talked about it,” she says.
Another problem with dating a close friend is that you might spend a lot of time with mutual friends, which could become awkward if the relationship doesn’t last.
In fact, Susan admits that she and her new boyfriend had kept the relationship under wraps initially, to avoid awkwardness in case things didn’t work out.
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A trustworthy, genuine boyfriend or girlfriend can often become your best friend.
That’s why Kirschner advises, “If you’re not completely smitten [with your best friend], just keep it a friendship.” Because that’s usually the biggest risk of pursuing a romantic relationship with a friend: losing that friendship altogether.