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I Am Not Sure I Can Be Just Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 193 People

    More Than Friends

    I got a crush on one of my male friend...he care about me so much and will always be there for me whenever I need someone..but later things have changed..he confess his love for me and so do I =P And here we are now..happily live as a happy couple..cos he is my best friend..and...
    babyiemori69 babyiemori69 26-30, F Jan 7, 2011

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    Friends Not A Chance

    how can you just be friends and not make a clear boundary for the next romance. how can i go into the next relationship thinking im still good friends with the last one and they still want to be part of my life just not make a serious commitment and want me there when they feel...
    dawnbedwell12 dawnbedwell12 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2012

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    I have known this girl

    who is a good friend of mine for 3 or 4 years now. Everything was great and still is when I get alone time with her, but now its different because I have feelings for her, and she's the first girl I have really been attracted to. She knows I like her and she told me she likes me...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    Not My Choice, Their Descision. No Negotiation, Second Opinion.

    Long ago - not so far away - I learned its not my descision. They like me as a friend - nothing more. Funny, helpful, safe, loads of time listening -all the right things just not the right person. That was not their descision. She was not being cruel - just honest. Kind. Yes kind...
    guidence508 guidence508 41-45, M Apr 2, 2011

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    My now ex boyfriend who I loved very much broke

    up with me yesterday and he just wants to be friends. It's going to be really hard for me because he means so much to me and I don't know how to handle it.💔😢
    x0UnionJack0x x0UnionJack0x 22-25, F 2 Responses May 28

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    Why Me?

    So I just joke around alot and flirt but with no feelings to it! Well apparently I have some strong feelings for a guy.We are very close and like a best friend thingy relationship, I guess? Anyways I was joking with him that we should go in the freezer and make out! But at the...
    Silence01 Silence01 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 3, 2012

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    My Best Friend,and My True First Love

    October 30, 2009 I Fell In Love With Kalin Meave In First Period 8:26 am. I Just Found This In My Hard Drive,I Wrote This About Three Years Ago!!! Pretty Crazyy.
    BlackroseVsWhiterose BlackroseVsWhiterose 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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    There Is Just Something About You...

    ...that makes me want to jump you as soon as I see you. I don't know what it is. Our chemistry isn't electric, or even firey or passionate; but maybe *magnetic* would be the right word. I can't even remember the last time I saw you... well, I can't remember *when* it was, but I...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 3 Responses May 22, 2012

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    This guy and I have been having this

    complicated relationship since April 2013. I haven't told anyone about it. Sometimes we're friends, sometimes we're more. Lately, we've been having sex and stuff and I don't know if he wants to stay friends and **** or if he wants to be more. I don't know what to do
    justanothertroubledgirl justanothertroubledgirl 13-15, F Jan 3

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    Women...`

    Have no idea when they form these relationships with men who are on the surface comfortable with a platonic relationship that not to deep in the recesses our testoserone driven minds we are or have had sex with you already. I have had plenty of female friends, but (this maybe...
    axston axston 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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    Not As I Am Now

    I of course am only saying this to real life females. I am more than capable of being friends online and stuff. Anyway, it is nothing personal ladies, but I have to be sexually satisfied first. I think it has to be that way for most men. Those men out there who are sexually...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    Being "just friends" is hard.

    I do have a "just friend" in my life, and it's weird. Down through the years, people have accused us of being more... not that I wouldn't like to, but I don't think her hubby would like that very much. LOL I would like to break through the friend zone with my other female...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Okay, so um. Last year I dated this kid

    for about six months (I was 13, he 14). I broke up with him because I was stupid and my best friend (at the time) made fun of me because he isn't the most attractive guy. Two months after I broke up with him, we started talking again on Facebook and we are actually getting...
    abigailgrace67 abigailgrace67 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    Making a Choice - Changing From Lover to Friend

    I have had a lover for about 9 months. When we met - we were both married, both in bad relationships, both needed something. We clicked - we spent time together when we could, and I have to say - it was much more than I thought it would be. A lot of the stories I...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 17 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    To Those Who Want Freinds And More,

    thats why there such a thing as freinds with benefits, and what it should lead to is a emotional/mental heart to heart connection, if not, then its a matter where you and somebody you had deep feelings for did the nasty and found out that sharing real and true feelings in a...
    digger1026 digger1026 41-45, M Jan 5, 2012

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    Damn It

    i'm sure that i can no longer be just friends. i'm done. you know how i feel, i've made it clear. after 5 years of friendship, i call it quits. i have deleted your number - so i would not be tempted to call you. i have blocked your number - so i'm not tempted to answer. it's...
    tiger1022 tiger1022 26-30, F Aug 11, 2012

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    Stuck In A Rut!

    So I was in a relationship for 9 years. We were good together never argued seriously or anything enjoyed our time together sitting around and doing nothing. He was the one! Our love life was a bit lifeless. It would seem that over the 9 years we went to one concert that was...
    darcy79 darcy79 31-35, F 1 Response May 20, 2012

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    So Close....

    So I like someone that likes someone else which is fine but how do I then change to become just a friend as she wants this guy more, I don't know if I can when this whatever is between us which maybe one sided I'm not sure yet but it could be perfect we could have so much , we...
    bj7390 bj7390 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 26, 2012

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    I'm in grade 13 and I live in Canada. As the topic says, I don't have any friends. Although I have been to 3 different schools from grade 9 till now, and although I came to Canada...
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    spotofhope spotofhope 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I have never been popular, I have always been that shy person that doesn't have many friends but I've always had a few and I'm thankful for that. I guess everyone wants to have...
    sweetiecake98 sweetiecake98 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    Recently I've been going through the process of coming out as gay. About two months ago, I told my two closest friends first, and made sure they knew that I wasn't ready for...
    trevb22 trevb22 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 9

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    One thing I will always know for sure: You can't be friends with everyone. Some people will never accept all the good things you do for them, even when you give them the whole...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    My best friend Angela is Christian, and so she opposes to gay marriage. This makes me so upset because Angela is a very intelligent girl, yet her religion has brainwashed her into...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    I am 85% sure that girl I like will never be mine. Don't say man up and talk to her because that's not how I do stuff. I might get into a relationship but thats short term until...
    xxxfakerhaterxxx xxxfakerhaterxxx 18-21, M Nov 5

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    It's honestly strange to me that this has ever been a question in anyone's mind. How does distance and the particular way we express ourselves diminish our friendships at all? If...
    rootlesswind rootlesswind 26-30 1 Response Nov 15

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    Have you ever had this secret that you have to hide because you're too ashamed? Or you're just so tired of being strong that you can't hide it anymore? Well that's me, And here's...
    Jessica427 Jessica427 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Well **** Sherlock of course they can be friends. I've had guy friends my whole life (not as many as girl friends but still) and I had/have a great friendship with all of them...
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I would love to invite each and every ep friend to my house for a Thanksgiving dinner. That would be such a blessing to my heart!! I would love to be able to cook all sorts of...
    vaylorie vaylorie 46-50, F 7 hrs ago

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    yeah they would be so cool, right ? I don't even have friends so i don't laugh often ~
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I wish I could just go somewhere and start over, RIGHT NOW! Just drop everything and see the world …. or more of it, at the least. I am really done with where I am at in life...
    EpilepticOne EpilepticOne 31-35, M Oct 30

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    I am starting to feel that my resentment for my parents is never going to go away. It's been 4 years since the majority of it happened, it's been a year since I moved out. I'm 22...
    WishForRain WishForRain 22-25, F Oct 31

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    Just need to rant a lil ^^, i am usually outgoingly caring for my friends, i jogged about 4 miles to see someone who was emotionally hurt and needed comforting but someone who i...
    septlaxer septlaxer 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    I lost 6 friends in my own mind. Reasons: 2 homegirls left the bar/lounge without saying goodbye to me. my sole reason going is to spend time with them now I realize they are just...
    LoveRobbery LoveRobbery 26-30, M Nov 17

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    I'm pretty sure it's because for me it's not a given that I'll have friends. I've never been in that situation before but most of my friendships only exist through Facebook since...
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I have found that online friendships are a true crapshoot. I have made friends on this site (or so I thought) that turned out to be totally disappointing. I have had this problem...
    justaghost justaghost 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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     So, as the days pass and we pass each other by, I am unsure how we will end up. I know you still care and want to be sure I will be okay without you, but how can I be...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    Background of us: He has 2 kids, not living with them but paying the bill, he never in a relationship with both mothers. Me, no kid and living in another country for him. We are...
    formagerie formagerie 31-35, F Nov 8

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    The Car, the keys, the Scratch and the Cane - I am still thoroughly ashamed after all this time. You may have read in my previous post (when I got an embarrassing dose of the...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 9

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    I'm pretty sure if some of my friends met my other friends, they'd really be worried about me.
    tricoastal tricoastal 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 16

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    ok. I can't make a conversation last longer than 5 min. my sense of humor is rusty. only my sisters get it. I'm way too sarcastic for everybody's liking. I'm excruciatingly shy. I...
    skycraizy skycraizy 18-21, F a week ago

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    No I don't and I can do very well without them, or "fair weather" as they call. I've frequently put myself out for certain people. I'll go clubbing on your birthday with you even...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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