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I Am Not Sure I Can Be Just Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 193 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    OK I am not Canadian, but this post belongs here...for my Canadian friends: 
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 6

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    Virtual friends are not real they say. Well, maybe not, but it sure makes me feel better when I can talk to someone I really really like very much at 3 am, who listens when I'm...
    ryan015 ryan015 13-15, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    yeah sure that makes more sense in investin u r time in ..yes have added many as am in the phase of selecting some close friends from the many!
    romell romell 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    A hug is the shortest distance between two friends.... You can't wrap love in a box, but you can wrap a person in a hug. ~Author Unknown I have a present for you, but I need...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    EspressoMarkie sent out hugs to his friends this morning. I count myself fortunate in being amongst those friends. However I know hugs are contagious so I had to send out hugs...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    2 and a half years ago I was dumped by a male friend, who I would consider the best friend I’ve ever had. We connected on every level and I had never emotionally been as close to...
    iwannaLIVE iwannaLIVE 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Recently, there's this girl that I really like. And she likes me too.. But, (there's always a but when it comes to things like this. ) she says she feels like I'm too perfect for...
    Lonelyniceguy1 Lonelyniceguy1 18-21, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    It will be a gear ago in December that I lost one of my very good friends due to cancer. I sang at her funeral and the song still brings tears to my eyes. I am so lost without her...
    momoshep142 momoshep142 18-21, F 45 mins ago

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    It will be a gear ago in December that I lost one of my very good friends due to cancer. I sang at her funeral and the song still brings tears to my eyes. I am so lost without her...
    momoshep142 momoshep142 18-21, F 45 mins ago

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    I have seen some people who seem to have an issue with me having a lot of friends. Well, I`m going to keep adding so deal with it! If me having a lot of friends puts you off then...
    lllllllTheMasterlllllll lllllllTheMasterlllllll 41-45 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Last night I dreamt that one of my former friends was at my house and she was mad about me not being her friend anymore. We ended up beating the sh!t out of each other in my...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 day ago

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    They'd think I was nuts! I study about European travel almost everyday, study psychology all the time, I'm obsessed with big trucks and big boats, dream of camping and being at the...
    lakerat66 lakerat66 46-50, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Need advice... I started a very unexpected friendship with a teacher at my children's' school. It came completely out of nowhere; I didn't even see it coming. But it's light...
    ShouldntFeelEmpty ShouldntFeelEmpty 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Try no best friends who care. Watch who u call your best friend because most likely that person will always put themselves before you.
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    New friends 😊 may help me through my hard times
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    i mean i know my account is sexually oriented , i really need some friends to talk to, those who won't judge me , n share with me their life problems , those who won't be bothered...
    TiTiFreaky TiTiFreaky 18-21, F 3 Responses 31 mins ago

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    10 things I don't need in a friend. This is for those people who thinks that I am just dumb and easy to be bullied. Even though you call me your “friend”. BUT actually, no...
    TheOneYouAvoided TheOneYouAvoided 16-17 1 Response Sep 23

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    The Anti-Social ‘Social Networkers’ It seems to be a trend that is not going away. You are out with some friends, at a social gathering, mine was a bowling night, a group of 6...
    StereoTypical StereoTypical 41-45, M Oct 7

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    Not the same story here, but I surely identify with most of it. Without going into the whole, long story, I'll leave it at that. But here I am at 51, once overwhelmed with friends...
    JTDallas JTDallas 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    It's tough to find people who I can even tell I prefer to be nude, let alone ask to join me. I've thought about visiting a club, but as a single guy I'm not welcome at many of them...
    OhioGuy88 OhioGuy88 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    The distinctive mix of limitless romantic destinations inside the Park for ceremonies or photos and the warm rustic sense from the Chalet Healy cafe adds an exceptionally...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You know… sometimes I wish I had the courage to just come to her and tell her how I really feel about her, just to get this out of my chest... It's sad that I'm basically venting...
    theonesbeforeme theonesbeforeme 26-30 3 Responses Sep 25

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    I used to have some good friends when I was in high school, but after we graduated, I lost them one by one. Some are going to the different university and the rest are working in...
    Rinkika Rinkika 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 26

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    I moved schools in grade 3. I still remember seeing all of the kids who were already friends talking about their summers and all that and I was kind of left out. The teacher told...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F Oct 6

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    So this is the deal. Lately I have been really admiring this girl on EP. I'm not sure if this is creepy or not but I have one of her pictures she posted as my background and lock...
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M Oct 12

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    I do because they are so ridiculously hard to find. I used to think I had two true friends but as tme has developed I'm sadly not tooo sure about either. However, when i considered...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I am so lonely. It has been a year since I moved to this new city (Midwest), but I can't seem to have made friends with anyone. Sure, I like my colleagues. They are great people...
    georgek3 georgek3 22-25, M 7 Responses Oct 2

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    Social media sites are not unfamiliar to the investigative and legal worlds. A lawyer, whether acting as a defence attorney or working for the prosecution, would be remiss without...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Oct 7

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    So I’ve been in this weird friends with benefits relationship with a guy. Over time I secretly developed feelings for him and we’ve been texting each other excessively...
    Maude01 Maude01 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    I have a friend, atleast I think she is a friend to some degree - but not totally sure. We used to work together and i used to work for her. We still work at the same place but in...
    Elvis4ever09 Elvis4ever09 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have a friend, atleast I think she is a friend to some degree - but not totally sure. We used to work together and i used to work for her. We still work at the same place but in...
    Elvis4ever09 Elvis4ever09 26-30, F 5 days ago