That awkward balance

The Ultimate Myth: Men and Women CAN be “just friends” (For Real)

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I went out on a first date with my best friend five days ago. We have hung out a few times since then, and I’m just really enjoying his company. I am struggling with the balance of not wanting to push him and to take things slowly but also having to be uncertain what to say when other people ask what’s going on between him and I, because I really don’t have an answer to that question.

I want more than anything to get it right, I don’t want either of us to be hurt or confused. I want to do the right thing by him. But that’s hard when I’m not sure what he’s thinking. I know he needs time, to take things one date at a time, so I will give him that. I know I want to have that conversation where everything is clarified, but we can’t just yet. He wants to take things slowly as he’s never dated before so I need to respect that, but I mean would much change? We are just two best friends hanging out, loving each others company and loving doing life together, that’s dating right?

I’m not ‘dating’ him, I’m hanging out with a great guy that I have a huge crush on. That’s it. If it turns into something more, then great, and if it doesn’t then that’s okay too. I will be okay either way.

But it’s still tough in the mean time. Especially when I’m already head-over-heels for him.

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