Friendship to dating
Yeah, he remembers all of that and it scarred his brain and now he will not so much as come close to licking your face ever or being a total dick out of nowhere, don't you worry. You know all about his issues with his ex, so you're not wondering what he likes and doesn't like. You already trust him, which makes you, like, 80 percent less nail-bitingly nervous about everything.
The guy who slept with you and then stopped calling you for no reason?
And you can't think of a better person to do that with than him.
It was at her boss's wedding that Sophie Holland decided, with stone-cold certainty, that she wanted to be next down the aisle. Simon, one of her closest friends for the previous three years. We'd stayed overnight at his parents' house, and I woke up and thought, "I am going to ask him to marry me."' Until then Sophie, 40, had worked alongside Simon, 44, in a fabric shop in Soho, London.
In a poll conducted for the women's website 83 per cent of female participants believed that a purely platonic friendship could exist between men and women.
But, when probed further, one third said they secretly lusted after their male friends.
Yet not every close friendship will develop into the kind of romance that would give Danielle Steele a run for her money.All day I couldn't stop thinking what an amazing person this quiet man had become.' For Simon the development in their relationship was a complete shock.'I had no idea that Sophie's feelings for me had changed,' he recalls.She described him to other friends as 'not very exciting'. It was like an epiphany.' Most psychologists would say that was unusual.The reality is that when friends become lovers the shift in their emotions is usually gradual.