Best friends and dating
In fact, some of the best relationships often start out as friendships.Think of Sheryl Sandberg, who was friends with her late husband Dave for six years before they became romantically involved.(Dear me, I'm even tearing up a little as I write this.)Anyway, the experience has me convinced that BOTH friends need to feel pretty strong chemistry before they move from being platonic pals to romantic partners.
It’s a narrative we’ve seen played out time and time again, spanning the Dukes of Shakespeare to the Hugh Grants of Richard Curtis. I had a great time with him--we were always laughing; always talking about interesting things; always comfortable discussing our emotions, fears and insecurities. In other words, it was hard to imagine a more ideal boyfriend. for whatever decidedly peculiar reason, I'd never felt an overwhelming urge to get it on with him. Plus, he's very tall and quite handsome--an indubitably attractive guy (whom the ladies generally love)., when Billy Crystal’s character explains the age old riddle of male and female friendships.“Men and women can never be friends,” he tells Meg Ryan, “because the sex part always gets in the way.” And he’s right, sort of.