Trust me, there already is a relationship, and something significant is about to happen to it.
By all means, though, it is past time to do something, and God wants to work it for everyone’s best and His glory.
By not overtly expecting sex, commitment, or even compatibility upfront, and instead focusing on just creating a series of fun, memorable experiences, we had implicitly set the precedent for a approach to dating.
This friendship-first approach has fundamentally changed my understanding of dating and relationships.
We explored new neighborhoods, meandered through parks, and people-watched out of a coffee shop’s balcony.
The next week, I hosted a board game night and invited her so she could meet some of my friends.
But what if you were already best friends from the start?
More precisely, would it make your relationship easier…or harder?
I had a friend whom I’d known for almost six years.In the midst of dramatically labeling the entire male race as untrustworthy and deceitful, my thoughts turned to who I could trust.There was, of course, that best guy friend who was rooting for me to overcome yet another heartache.I want to tell you that I have met a terrific guy, he's sweet, generous and very loving, and of course I met him through your agency, it's a miracle.Ok it's early days, but I am very very happy, and so is he.But I had a question on how to go about dating your best friend.Here is the basic scenario: What if you have been long-time friends with a girl for three years and recently you started seeing her in a new light?You can find attractive singles in Friend tonight at Mingle2Last year, I met a girl named Jessica on Ok Cupid and we agreed to meet up and go on an adventure date throughout Seattle.Observe what happened next…A year after meeting Jessica, I needed to travel to a new city for work and I realized that I had no place to stay there.I mentioned my predicament to Jessica, and she excitedly revealed that her good friend had just moved to the city I was visiting.I knew his passions and fears and appreciated his support through good and bad times, and over time he had become one of my best guy friends.After a particularly bad breakup, I was re-evaluating my past choices in boyfriends and felt like I was missing something.Over the course of our time together, we talked about plenty of our romantic and sexual preferences, but neither of us pressed for anything physical.