Usually it's the guy who falls for the girl - a study conducted by Harvard University surveyed 88 pairs of opposite sex best friends and showed that the males in the friendship were more attracted to their female counterparts, rather than the other way around. Guys probably don't want to hear about their girl best friend's time of the month.Girls probably don't want to hear about the weird shaped thing their guy best friend saw on his little guy.In fact, they're usually more than happy to offer their services.However, if you or your opposite-sex friend are only participating in the friendship because of these "perks" (it happens more often than you think), then it's more of a business arrangement than a friendship. Although other people's opinions shouldn't matter, they can still be problematic.That's basically saying you love them enough to consider him or her dating material. ), you know how to debate your different viewpoints with animation, friendliness, and honesty—and usually some good humor. You think back to the hundreds of conversations you’ve had about romance, love, and men.Where she was ambitiously working for a bright future, he was content with his dead-end job.
But what you can do is pay close attention and decide what's worth bringing up. Aside from describing that initial romantic attraction——how does she describe his personality?Individuals in a guy/girl friendship may start to feel uncomfortable with how they're being perceived by others, and get discouraged from spending time with each other.People may also feel less inclined to pursue a relationship with someone who has an opposite sex best friend.Does she provide anecdotal stories that actually describe his character?
And when she spouts blushing admiration, does it go beyond shallow appreciation?
But sometimes, when a new dude enters the picture and becomes part of her routine, all that computes is one giant question mark. Heck, together, you’ve maybe even once outlined the ideal man for her personality.