Dating a close female friend
Take it from the girl whose guy best friend just royally failed at this, it’s not that hard. Your female best friend needs to be a part of your discovery conversations with your new girlfriend.
Follow these few steps for an easier “my best friend is a girl” induction process.
[Read: 6 easy ways to accidentally kiss a friend and get away with it] Give your attention One of the first steps in knowing how to date a friend is to let your friend know that you favor them and pay more attention to them than you do to anyone else.
So you have fallen in love with your best friend, and you know for a fact that your best friend loves you, too.
Well with a delicate situation like this, you need as much help as you can get to make the decision and process of transition from friends to couple run smoothly.
If your girl best friend is your first phone call on a bad day, if you spend hours together on a daily basis or if you’re going to respond to her texts while out on a date, your new girlfriend needs to know. Let her ask any questions she has and kindly let her know your best friend is a non-negotiable. We know you want to give all of your hours to your new girlfriend but give us your minutes. Keep telling us the same things about your life that you used to. Help us know we’re still important to you by spending the time to tell us through your actions. Your girl best friend is probably best friends with you because girls aren’t her favorite kind of friend.
Then give her the time she needs to process the information. Help the conversation go smoothly by bringing up things that your new girlfriend and your best friend might have in common. Send us a text at a random time of the day like you used to. Your silence will be incredibly hurtful to your best friend, so seriously 80/20 this one. Your new girlfriend and your best friend may not get along, but you won’t know that until you try. Don’t spend an hour trying to figure out what to call us. Submit your Own Tip * this is coming from a girl *Getting close to a female friend is not that hard personality, and the abitlity ...