And the rest is history, if his marriage is any indication.No, not everyone wants to make out with their friends."They listen and remember things that you have said that even you yourself have forgotten." After all, this is someone who is already loyal, who will already support and love you through good times and bad. If you're dying to see your friend at all hours of the day (and secretly perhaps they feel the same), you want something more.If there's a certain glint in their eye, this may mean they're into you. "The biggest sign for me was when me and my now-wife were dating, I couldn't wait to see her," Rob Alex, who created Sexy Challenges and Mission Date Night with his wife, tells Bustle.You might be so far gone on this person that making out isn't even the thing you think about, says Sansone-Braff.When it gets to this point, it's already too late to put out the flames.This limbo space can be really confusing, because friends are already really chummy and loving and can be touchy-feely and amazing listeners and supportive AF — in other words, the sorts of characteristics that people in a romantic relationship usually exhibit.No matter what the circumstances or the situation, whether you're the one with the secret crush, you suspect your friend likes you, or it's a mix of the two, here are some reliable flags to tell if your friendship is becoming something more. If you're sitting around zoning out about your friend in class or at work, you have feelings for them. "Your heart beats faster when you see them, know you are going to see them, or hear from them," she says.
"The minute you’ve got sexual feelings towards a friend is the minute they’re more than just that." 'Fess up or give the friendship some time to chill — otherwise you'll probably just wind up acting like a freak.
"You enjoy being around them in a way that is different from how you are with your other friends," psychologist Nikki Martinez tells Bustle.
"You see qualities in them others don't, and when something happens, good or bad, you automatically want to tell that person about it." They're the first one you want to talk to in the morning and the last you want to speak with at night.
Maybe you used to have a routine friend dinner once or twice a week, but nowadays waiting for Tuesday nights feels like If that's the case, take a look at yourself, Sansone-Braff says. "You can still choose to be friends, if you can handle it, or you might choose to separate before you get your heart ripped out when this person falls in love with someone else, and you have to bear witness to this," she says.
"You used to be happy talking to this person once or twice a week, but now you find that he or she is your go-to person and you want to talk everyday." Whatever the case may be, speak up. Maybe you don't mean to do so, but do you find your hand brushing your friend's arm … "The strongest relationships usually start as friendships, so the lines can get a bit blurred at times," dating expert Noah Van Hochman tells Bustle.
If you're feeling lusty, that is a sign, New York–based relationship expert and author April Masini tells Bustle.