Love is a complicated thing. Usually you don’t meet the love of your life you meet a friend. That friendship teaches us how to interact, how to trust, how to care about someone else. Love is based in friendship the best way you can turn a friendship into love is to care about the person and be there for them.
- Having a friend who isn’t clearly reciprocating or denying your romantic interest is a challenging situation to navigate.
- Hidden love can be frustrating and emotionally distressing.
- Friendships are more likely to transition into romantic relationships when individuals engage in a bit of a cognitively biased thinking.
“people with strong feelings often overestimate their other-sex friends’ romantic interest in them”