Wait…that’s pretty much every romantic comedy ever written.If you’ve ever woken up one day and realized you had a crush on your best guy friend, your story probably was a little different.Movies like that don’t capture the sleepless nights of angst rehearsing what you should say the next time you see him, or that awkward moment when you’re watching a movie and you can’t tell if he inched closer to be near to you or to have better access to the popcorn bucket.There’s a reason they make movies about falling in love with a great guy friend—it can be a wonderful experience.So you have fallen in love with your best friend, and you know for a fact that your best friend loves you, too.Well with a delicate situation like this, you need as much help as you can get to make the decision and process of transition from friends to couple run smoothly.
Who doesn’t want to end up with a guy who has Chris Hemsworth’s face and Ryan Gosling’s body?But before you jump head-first into telling your best bud your feelings, make sure you weigh the pros and cons of dating first. You already know him—he's your best guy friend.According to Susanne Alexander, relationship coach and author of , a best guy friend fits the bill.“The reality is that a sustainable relationship or marriage requires the best qualities of friendship as part of the foundation,” Alexander says.
In a way, it makes sense: he listens to your pointless rants and remembers your birthday, and you obviously enjoy hanging out with him. Sometimes, dating feels like a cruel game of “20 Questions.” When you date a guy who’s already your friend, you can skip the small talk.