When I think of reasons people cheat, I often hear things like, “She never supports me.” “He didn’t want to spend time with me.” “She doesn’t understand me.” “He never really listens when I talk to him.” “I don’t even think s/he likes me.” “S/he is always complaining.” Aren’t all these statements really the opposite of the core of friendship? You tell each other everything (are there things you keep secret from your partner? You look forward to being together (are there times you dread spending time with your partner? You freely give your time, energy and attention to your friends (do you do the same with your partner? (In order to get a blueprint for being the person you want to be in relationships, my e Book on is on sale this month at The Relationship Center.
We were together two years before we got married and next month is our one year anniversary. You should factor in whether trying to take the friendship to the next level may cause you to lose him as a friend if things don't work out romantically.In a poll conducted for the women’s website handbag.com, 83% 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.It seems that physical attraction is often a byproduct of a concrete and strong companionship.Although not all friendships turn into a relationship, it’s very important to connect on a friendship basis, before diving into a relationship. Obviously I didn't let him know for a while, played it cool for a few weeks, as you do.