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I Am Not Sure I Can Be Just Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 192 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I do, there are some spectacular people here that I am ever so grateful to call friends. Now in all honesty I ask this question: Can I see you dressed up in lycra and tights...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    Hey guys, I'm always happy to make new friends. If you wanna talk just add or message. I'm sure we would get on great! Haha
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    I need a friend to be up at 2 or 3 in the morning... I'm so lonely between 1 and 5 in the morning... All my friends have normal sleep lives... Why can't I?
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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    leanncc11 leanncc11 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Anyone can find out that the cannabinoids of marijuana can cause cancer. Aside from that, I want to blame it for the strange emotional behavior from someone that is in contact with...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I am crying right now and I don't even understand why. We've been drifting apart for quite a few months but now I see that I can't fix this. She was there for me when I needed her...
    ThatGirl0610 ThatGirl0610 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 26

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    I only have like hmmm...2 true friends ? ... out of maybe 40 people I know at school ? I've made "bestfriends" and this and that , but in the end we either hurt each other or...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Warning, this is long, but I feel as though I have to tell the full details of the story. Even if no one responds, I just need the catharsis of letting it all out for once...
    sketchit sketchit 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Whether you celebrate it or not I am more thankful for you than I can even begin to express. I'm not entirely sure when I started...
    BelleGold BelleGold 18-21, F Nov 27

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    After being married to someone for 10+ plus years you tend to share mainly mutual friends. Since my divorce I have learned not only do you divorce the person you were married to...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I feel our friendship is dying. I can sense it. The blood of our friendship is stopping its flow and the heart of it is pumping slower, soon it's going to stop and die. When we...
    fadingintoexistance fadingintoexistance 16-17, F Dec 7

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    The problem with online friendship is that when things go wrong, we split. When I say something that makes you uncomfortable, or when you offend me, we’ll go our separate ways...
    pfloyd121 pfloyd121 46-50, M 10 Responses Dec 7

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    Alright so I was once really good friends with this boy {we'll call him S} since kindergarten. He was my escape from having to fit in with the nasty girls I went to school with...
    xxhappilyeverafterxx xxhappilyeverafterxx 13-15, F Dec 8

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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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    just to clear things up for the beginning of this post, last year I cut myself. it's not a big deal. but my mom put me in counseling to help me, even though she denies I have any...
    hes0194 hes0194 13-15, F Nov 29

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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 Nov 22

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    Being an introvert, making friends has been a sensitive and grueling task for me. Yet it can be all so fulfilling at times. What bugs me most is that I don't know if my friends...
    hesitations hesitations 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    There are a few issues with making friends. First of all I find it difficult to approach someone. In person it's almost impossible and online I find it hard to come up with a...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M Dec 4

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    My friends are part of my family. Sure, I can't say that i have a large group of close friends, but those that I have are the same as they were my blood. In fact, many if not all...
    Gatikasensual Gatikasensual 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Social sites are new to me, but I want to meet some new people. I'm not sure how will all this come out, but if someone wants or needs to talk about something, message me. I...
    EnJay003 EnJay003 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    WWoooooohoooooooo!!!! Double digits! I count all my friends on my fingers. 10 friends (: I've never really been social. I've always been the awkward kid.i was the one everyone...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Enhancing your home's energy performance with Strength STAR will help to lower higher Electrical power expenses, improve comfort and ease and reduce greenhouse gas emissions...
    Matthew0593cun9 Matthew0593cun9 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I don't know why. Actually that's probably a lie, I'm pretty sure it was my classmates' fault. The only think I can think of to explain the two year gap I have between the ages of...
    Ghaughty Ghaughty 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    The last close friend I had was from high school, she had a lot of things going on so I always helped her out but she was never there for me when I needed someone. I got so sick of...
    phantom44a phantom44a 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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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 1 Response Nov 19

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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 70+, F 6 Responses Nov 19

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    I seriously don't have any. It's so hard to find girls to be friends with at this stage of my life. Everyone has had high school and college to form their friend groups. I moved 6...
    SouthernBelle01 SouthernBelle01 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I couldn’t be happier with my EP relationships. Honestly I am so fond of my friends. When I’m signing off for the night I always let my friends know that I’m going to bed...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 4 Responses Nov 26

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