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I Want a Lover Who Is Also My Best Friend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 67,186 People

    I want to be friends

    before I become your girlfriend..!!
    butterflysplurge123 butterflysplurge123 18-21, F 13 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    What's love without passion?

    ... It's nothing
    Lovelifee22 Lovelifee22 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    Its the best feeling,

    I just don't want to get in my feelings and that person isn't there all the way.
    Bryona Bryona 18-21, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    Distance means nothing

    when someone means everything. i believe that love is much more powerful than anything on the earth.... & then these distances does not matter.... humans are made for each other and i know my partner is somewhere and i have to find her :)
    MuhammadyawarSiddiqui MuhammadyawarSiddiqui 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It hurts when you've experienced this

    and then lose it. It haunts me that I'll never find a relationship like that again.
    Livcoxox Livcoxox 18-21, F 15 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    Nathalia04 Nathalia04 18-21, F 38 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    GazaL07 GazaL07 18-21, F 32 Responses Jan 6

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    Cheekychopss Cheekychopss 18-21, F 37 Responses 6 days ago

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    I REALLY need advice :((( My boyfriend

    and I have been going out for a year and a few months. We have the same tastes, enjoy the same things, and hang out a lot. Honest we just feel like we are bestfriends. But we also have our couple moments. wink wink. Anyways, I feel like he may be into someone at work... Her...
    TrappedAbs TrappedAbs 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 16

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    Prashanth76 Prashanth76 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I just want a boyfriend more

    than anything right now. I'm tired of the meaningless sex and random hookups. It makes me feel cheap and it's not a good feeling. I want to love somebody and be loved back equally.
    markinicole markinicole 16-17, F 6 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    He's just about the only one I talk to,

    and it's been over a year now, but I still can't tell him everything.
    losttay losttay 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I'm currently feeling deeply depressed about my

    marriage. My husband and I have nothing in common besides our children. He has no idea how disconnected I've become. I feel very alone.
    naynay817 naynay817 41-45, F 27 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    Had that and broke it.

    May have found it again but waiting for text and email replies is so hard and painful, have they been read/accepted/understood or hated....I jump at every text hoping but its just another piece of spam. I know the problem it's been so long that I've become needy. Who needs bare...
    oinkers63 oinkers63 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    staygoldenbaby staygoldenbaby 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I want you to know I'm yours.

    To know that my mind body and soul are devoted to your love. I want you to feel my presence when I walk through the room and scoop you up. Know that this our time to explore our desires needs and wants. I want you to be the outlet of my needs, the needs of a man whose heart is...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    My best friend just told me she wants to be

    together. She wants to marry, have kids, everything, dog, cat, picket fence. As much as i want to be best friends with my lover, i just dont feel for her like that. We could have a great life together, but i know i would be settling. We tried once long ago, and it ruined us for...
    jargonzhowl jargonzhowl 31-35, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is my dream!!! In a perfect world,

    this would happen! Hopefully I get to be lucky enough for this to happen!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    August 6th. A Leo needs his lioness

    and maybe this site can help.
    Ericjames22 Ericjames22 18-21 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I don't know why I got the idea of this app

    but I found it online and it sounds interesting. Anyway to the topic. I don't believe that somebody can be your lover as well as your best friend. My closest friend who I developed a strong crush for we went out on a date and such and it went well but we agreed that it would...
    2bingo 2bingo 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe that you can have a best friend right

    next door or half way around the world .
    Redskyangel Redskyangel 51-55, F 6 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    isnt that what the basis of any kind of

    relationship is?- friendship?! well, at least to me it is. before being a bf/ Gf it's important to first be good friends. one looks for companionship and friendship in a relationship, the love grows stronger..and that's what I need a best friend for a lover!
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 13 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    BizzyEager BizzyEager 18-21, F 21 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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    Dear whoever you are,

    Was married to my best friend for 10 years but she left me 9 months ago and I haven't seen her since. I've made peace that she's never coming back and the divorce is almost final. I'm okay that I'm never going to be with her again. But now, this desire to love and be loved is...
    okletstrythisagain okletstrythisagain 31-35, M 18 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    I have been married to my wife

    for 6 years and we've been together for 11 years. I recently found out she has been having an emotional relationship with another man for about 6 months (she claims there has been no sex). I found text messages between her and him where they were proclaiming their love for each...
    Allen863 Allen863 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    KatieCanBeYours18 KatieCanBeYours18 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    connection and affection,

    smiles and pet names.
    paulawala paulawala 36-40, F 10 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    The best thing in the world is

    when you're "in love" and also "in like."
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 11 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    I am a married woman

    who is bi curious. I've had a couple experiences with women. I want a partner that I can be just as close with as my husband is to me.
    urajewel urajewel 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My friend loves me with all his heart

    and he gives me all emotional support that I need when I was very sick (for about a year). He is 7 years old younger than me. I never met a guy that adores me as he does. I became confused about my feelings for him. Therefore, I decided to stop contacting him(we are now...
    phoebesoo phoebesoo 26-30, F 8 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes we need to simply be there.

    .. not to fix anything or do anything in particular, but just to let us feel we are supported and cared about.
    chavvat chavvat 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 12, 2014

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    Having someone as your lover

    and your best friend makes all the difference in a relationship. I'm glad I had that opportunity to share life and love with my deceased husband. We were each other's everything and after losing him, I never had that experience with anyone else. I cherish those memories of him...
    candyblu candyblu 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Being single means you can realize what you

    really want, and wait for the right one is worthwhile :)
    Sungood Sungood 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    "I don't want wedding vows.

    .. But yes, I do want a man who will never let me sleep with tears in my eyes. I do want a man who would care about my feelings and never hurt me, let me down or take me for granted. I do want a man who is honest with me and whom I can trust blindingly. I want a man who would...
    SensualPassionbbw SensualPassionbbw 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    I can't live without you.

    I would breathe the air, and my heart would beat, but I would not feel the joy of life. My dreams would be lost like a leaf carted away by a storm. I would gaze at the stars without appreciating the way they light up the sky. I would pass the roses in bloom without noticing...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 18

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    love is wicked but nice,

    love can be your beginning and end, but we always wish for the best.
    jacobluke223 jacobluke223 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    cyma2911 cyma2911 18-21, F 34 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    shiannee17 shiannee17 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    If I say I love him, it might be too soon,

    I might be crazy, but I know I want him, that I need him, and he is so far away, but I want nobody else but him.
    MindlessMatters MindlessMatters 22-25, M Jan 14

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    Though, treating your lover

    as a best friend only and forgetting the lover bit can be really aweful
    squiffels squiffels 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I just realized I want alot just a full

    relationship love and sex and kissing and more sex sex sex!!! Wtf is wrong with me. He needs to be there for me wen I'm sad then we can have sex. When I'm angry with him makeup sex. Good morning sex, I just got home from a hard day at work sex. Okay I love sex!!!!
    laverso laverso 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    MorticansDaughter98 MorticansDaughter98 16-17, F 29 Responses Jan 10

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    xomariposaxo xomariposaxo 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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    I have been fortunate enough to have found both.

    When one chapter closes another one begins. For me I spent years focused on the wrong person. Always feeling I had lost a part of me each time I lost him. Little did I know at the time that my best friend was my true soul's companion. We were recently married, religiously...
    MagickalFae MagickalFae 36-40, F Jan 14

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    I want a best girl-friend

    that I can do naughty things with
    bumblebpea bumblebpea 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    fucklovee fucklovee 18-21, F 12 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    If we can't be idiots together,

    and do normal friend things, for example: Sleep overs where we watch movies, make forts, eat junk food, etc etc. Our relationship isn't going to be fun. I want someone I can run around in pajamas with. Someone I can go camping with. Where sex isn't a major thing. Yes, okay. I...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    There is a special kind of beauty in falling in

    love with a friend nights filled with endless chatter buzzing messages and bright screens until your eyelids grow to heavy and you say night sweet dreams. There is a special kind of peace when the morning sun soothes you awake smiling eyes focus on the messages of last night...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 5 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    Why can life ever be simple?

    I met this girl who is unbelievable, she is amazing in every way, smart, nerdy, into the same things I am She thinks I am great too which is amazing in itself and yet life gets in the way. She broke up with me because she is moving to the country for work and she has family...
    Asguard Asguard 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been married for 16 years with him

    for 19 years. I love him with all my heart. I'm so tired of feeling like I'm not important. Our kids don't understand why I'm still with him and I'm beginning to wonder why anymore either. I have been a good wife go above and beyond for him but I get no emotion no affection. My...
    jm22872 jm22872 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 13

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    This is more than just sex,

    this is something deeper. To me making love and having sex is different and if I am to have a lover then I need to know this person truly loves me and we should be best friends. This has yet to happen to me, but I have faith that I will finally be with that person who I can...
    MyDaddysSpecialGirl MyDaddysSpecialGirl 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    chavvat chavvat 22-25, M