But as with any other relationship, connections can evolve over time.
But regardless of how much you hang, it’s still unclear whether or not you two are heading toward a relationship—or are just having fun as friends.
If one of you has feelings or develops them, this isn’t going to work.
If that is the case with you or you think it might be the case with your feel-good friend, you need to address it, like friends do. This is your opportunity to experiment and discuss sex with a person you already trust, so take advantage of that and get feedback on contraception, kinks, emotional boundaries, and anything you might want to experiment with.
This maddening situation is all too familiar: Sixty-nine percent of people have been confused at least once about whether or not a hangout with a potential romantic partner was actually a date, according to a USA Today survey. ] Here, three ways to get to the bottom of where things are going—without losing a potentially awesome platonic friendship. “Do you want to be in a relationship with him or just in a relationship?
If it’s the latter, then make sure you’re putting yourself out there to make it happen,” she explains.