Theresa Di Donato, Associate Professor of Psychology at Loyola University."It can give you a safe space to see if the other person flirts back.” It doesn't have to be anything too overt right away – we started off with dressing room selfies where we asked each other's opinions on outfits we already knew we looked really good in.
’” Yes, you are taking a risk on your friendship by dating.
Yes, depending on if and how you break up, you may not be friends in the end.
Make sure you have the right kind of friendship for a relationship.
There's a huge difference between your ride-or-die BFF and someone who's just really fun to party with.
But consistently worrying about the state of your friendship with every new step you take in your romantic development is just no good.