Tag: platonic

When a best friend starts to feel like more than a friend

Published: February 29, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman doesn’t know how to tell a guy that she likes him more than a friend.

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Falling in love with a best friend

Published: February 20, 2016 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman asks about how to handle falling in love with her best friend.

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A platonic friendship with a female friend breaks down

Published: January 15, 2016 | By | 34 Replies Continue Reading

A guy asks what to do when his female friend cuts off the relationship.

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A gay woman wants her friendship back

Published: April 5, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A 62-year old gay woman asks for advice on resurrecting a platonic friendship.

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When Remaining Just Friends Is Tough

Published: March 3, 2014 | Last Updated: March 29, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading

If two people have different expectations of a friendship, remaining “just friends” can be tough and uncomfortable for them both.

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We could be great platonic friends, if only…

Published: February 17, 2013 | Last Updated: February 17, 2013 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Whether a relationship is between platonic friends or lovers, for it to work, two people need to be on the same page.

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Your platonic friend…she’s just not that into you~

Published: December 13, 2010 | Last Updated: December 13, 2010 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have read and been told by female friends that when a man is friends with a woman and all of a sudden wants to take it to a romantic level, the woman will "freak out" and get turned off. She’ll feel betrayed, thinking that the man’s intentions all along were to […]

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A Friendship Too Broken To Fix?

Published: December 28, 2008 | Last Updated: September 4, 2022 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
A Friendship Too Broken To Fix?

A friendship may be too broken to fix if it is consistently disappointing and unsatisfying. Friendships should be additive to our lives. QUESTION Dear Irene, Nicole and I met soon after each of us moved to a new town and we hit it off immediately. We were both adrenaline junkies, partners in crime who enjoyed […]

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