Find out are You More than Friends or Just Friends?
Sometimes, two people who are good friends have many things in common that their friendship may turn into something more than what we call just being friends. Without realizing, they get closer to each other and cross the line of friendship. The law of love says that a good friend can be a great companion. [ Read: 10 Tips to be Good Friends with your Co-Workers ]
Love can be found anywhere. You may be waiting to find your true love and suddenly you realize that you are falling in love with your best friend who was always in front of you but it was you who never realized it. If you both are really meant for each other, then with time things will automatically happen on its own and you will fall in love with each other. Don’t rush into things and don’t decide upon anything soon because there is a right time for everything.
But there is a tricky part. There is a thin line between being more than just friends and becoming true love partners. You need to be sure whether all this is one sided or you both are feeling the same. If you really want to know what the other person might be thinking about taking your friendship to the next level, then you need to have a face-to-face conversation with your friends and ask him questions indirectly, if not directly about the future. [ Read: 18 Deep Reasons Why You Don’t Have Any Friends! ]
If you are confused whether you are more than friends, or just friends, you can go through the below given facts to find out how you feel when you think about your friend–
- You call each other every day
Initially calling each other can be just to exchange some work related issues or keep in touch by exchanging some jokes and gossip. But with time, the frequency and duration of talking increases. Soon you cannot imagine going to bed without talking to each other. This is one big sign that your friendship it going to the next big level. [ Read: 15 Kind of Girlfriends who can Make Your Life a Living Hell! ]
- The ‘J’ factor
If your friend is planning to go out on a date with someone else except you, you feel irritated and jealous about it. You want to keep him/her just for you. You may get annoyed and angry at your friend if they are having a good time with someone else.
- Spending free time together
When you have some free time over the weekend or holiday, you want to spend time just with each other without letting anyone else come in between you both. You both love to be by each other’s side and spend quality time together. [ Read: 13 Annoying Things Boyfriends Do and How to Avoid Them ]
- Standing by each other
At situations when everyone stands against your friends, you are the one who stands besides them no matter what. There is a trust between you both for being there for each other all the time. You also expect your friend to be loyal to you all the time. If loyalty comes in your friendship, then there is a great chance that you can have a good future with your friend.
- You both share opinions and even secrets
There comes a stage when you both start sharing opinions and secrets with each other. It becomes exciting when you both share things that only you both can know. Friends who are turning into lovers even give opinion about each other’s life issues. [ Read: 13 Signs That The Friends Picked By You Are Ruining Your Relationship! ]
- Giving pet names to each other
Pet names are only given to people you love. They are personal and show affection. If you and your friend have given each other pet names, then probably you are coming closer to each other without doubt.
- You both become protective towards each other
You start asking your friend whether they have had their meals on time, to call you and inform you whether they have reached home safely or no. These small things contribute a lot in making your friendship stronger for the future. [ Read: Partners Should Be Good Friends For Successful Relationships ]
- Cuddling with each other
You both start hugging each other, teasing each other, occasionally giving a small peck on your friend’s cheek is not common if you are just friends. This happens only when friendship starts to evolve and you go to the next level of being more than just friends.
- Going out on a date
You don’t call it a date when you both are just friends, but yes if you both wish to go out with each other without anyone else, then that means you are becoming more than friends. When a new movie comes out or a new restaurant has opened nearby, the first thing that comes to your mind is asking your friend to come along with you. [ Read: 10 Ways Your Friends Know You Better Than You Know Yourself ]
Once you know that you are more than just friends then you need to act upon it. You know about your feelings but you also need to know what your friend thinks about it. It is important for you to ask him/her about their feeling for you. If you both feel the same and want to take your friendship to the next level then it is good for the both of you. And in case these feeling are just one sided, then don’t be disappointed. Give each other time and may be it will convert your friendship in love. Even if love does not happen, do not spoil your friendship with that person, because good friends are hard to find.