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I Am Not Sure I Can Be Just Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 183 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Jan 3

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses May 28

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Wanna be friends? Add me, message me, if you somehow figure out my address come talk to me :)
    UntamedComic UntamedComic 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Sure I have a few friends, but no good ones. No loyal ones. No friends I can relate with being that I am a weird person. And today, in life, it's difficult to find good friends...
    TacTaco TacTaco 22-25, M Jul 1

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    There is a girl in my band class, that I got to know really well last school year. During the school year we got to become really good friends if not best friends. During second...
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    Had to write this after reading a question, because it seems many people on EP say they don't have friends. Understandable, believable as we are on here and being social. Some of...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I use WhatsApp to chat with three of my friends. We were very close during the school year. WhatsApp allows you to see when a person was last online and I began to notice that they...
    triptrap27 triptrap27 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm 28 and I do have friends but I guess what I really want is a best friend. I'm not sure why I don't currently have one. I think maybe it's because I find it quite difficult to...
    ForeverBlueRain ForeverBlueRain 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 4

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    Alicexnum2 Alicexnum2 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I do believe in True friendship ,I don't have lots of friends in my real life too, but i'm happy in my circle.Here, in ep i met many good people ( with few i have bad experience...
    mayank1012 mayank1012 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Once again I'm back and sadly about the same topic as before, my brother. Sadly he continues to not accept any responsibility for his actions. He and his spouse have ruined a few...
    DannyBoy1972 DannyBoy1972 36-40 Jul 9

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    This is massively true, well apart from the fact I don't think I have any. I have some 'friends' but are they true friends? probably not. And considering my age (25), this probably...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 11

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    Okay, so here's the story. I really like this girl I met online. She's super sweet and fun and happy and the best person ever. I really like her in a romantic way, but she'll never...
    derpicornsunite derpicornsunite 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    And yet it happened 'cause I'm always late and she had, had enough. So I understand why she's angry. But at the moment this is my mentality. Next to my depression and insomnia it...
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a extremely secret person so I think I enjoy this site most of all because I have a place I can let things off my chest yet still be anonymous to some degree. Anyways; with...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I am no longer going to seek or maintain friendships with people who claim they adore you one day and than you never hear from them, unless you message first of course, or they...
    alexdahlia alexdahlia 26-30, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Been to a couple psychologist/counselors. I guess I was always looking for a medical diagnosis. There's so much stuff that goes on in my head that I don't know how to explain, it'd...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    New here. I'd like some feedback on how to deal with a two faced, cruel sister in law.... Quick story here it goes in a nutshell. A few years ago my younger brother met (I'll call...
    arganoli arganoli 36-40, F Jul 2

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    Since I don't go out as much, I think it would be nice to have more online friends. I was thinking about this right now, and I was wondering what if I actually made friends with...
    nadsxo2 nadsxo2 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I would love a good bunch of people around me. I have moved a lot and experienced somethings which may not be believed if written down. Everyone disappears when the going gets...
    imunky imunky 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    So I seem to have fallen out with one of my friends. They have assumed a post I made on here was about them. They had been acting a bit wierd and automatically assumed I was...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Jul 14

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    It's not that I don't have real life friends.. It's just that we all get busy . Frankly there are things I tell my internet friends that I don't tell the people who are supposed...
    beautifulmoon100 beautifulmoon100 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I lost mama and I so miss her. I still love her a lot, and it's hard to go on without her. Sometimes it's terrible. I don't believe cancer killed her, her time in this worldly word...
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