Lin in “Unrequited Love (Part 2 of 2): Stuck Between Friend and Friendlier." Take note of the potential problems, though -- if you still have feelings for your friend, it will be awkward to move forward as friends. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and a Masters in social work from the University of Illinois in Chicago, where she specialized in mental health.
Anna-Sofie Hickson is a freelance writer with six years of writing experience. Turning a friendship into love can be challenging, especially if you’re unsure about your friend’s feelings for you.
She writes for "LIVESTRONG Quarterly" magazine and contributes to various military publications. Falling in love with a friend can be a promising prospect, but making a transition from friendship to romantic interest requires precautions before you take the leap.
She is a certified personal trainer and holds a degree in English and psychology from Franciscan University. Moving beyond a platonic relationship changes the entire dynamic of your interaction.
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Resist the temptation to rush into an intense relationship.
Learn about each other from this new perspective, psychiatrist Paul Dobransky says. Give your feelings some time to progress from platonic to romantic ones. Remember to maintain the bond you shared as friends before the romantic relationship.
Your friend may or may not realize that you have developed deeper feelings for her. As friends, you already share a closeness and mutual respect.
The foundation of a relationship is friendship, which you have already established.