By being friends first, the two of you have had ample time to get to know one another and form a trusting relationship, explained Masini. Plus, by starting with a strong friendship, the two of you are likely already comfortable with one another and can rely on each other.
Is it good to be friends first?
Many experts advise that couples should be friends first. Then the relationship is based on personal compatibility, not just sexual chemistry. Social psychologist Grace Cornish avers that romances that begin as friendships are more likely to succeed: As friends first, you like each other first.
Does being friends first work Reddit?
Friends first has usually worked better for me. It makes more sense in my head- you get to know a person outside of a relationship first, without either trying to impress the other, and get a more realistic picture of who each other is. But my SO and I met and pretty much immediately started dating so
What does it mean when a girl wants to be friends first?
She probably wants to get to know you and wants you to get to know her and become best friends before jumping into a serious relationship. This usually means that the girl really likes you because she wants you to be her friend AND her boyfriend.
Should I date her or stay friends?
The best way to tell if you are better off as friends is [asking yourself] how much you respect their values, life coach Kali Rogers tells Bustle. As Rogers puts it, If you love being around someone but dont necessarily see eye to eye on things that are pretty important to you, its best to stay friends.