Going from friendship to relationship requires you to work on showing you care even more than a friend.
I recommend reassuring your partner once a week for the first three months that you want this relationship.
Most relationships go through a “gray” trial period where both partners are unsure if they're on the same page with feelings and the status of the relationship.
This period is as exciting as it is emotionally tumultuous.
There is a certain point, however, where you can let your guard down and know that the relationship is real and there's no sign it's going to end.
This is the point where you can begin feeling far more relaxed and secure.
Although there isn’t one “right” way to make the transition, here are 7 tips to go from friend to “in a relationship.” 1. A client of mine told me that she was planning to set her guy friend up with a girlfriend of hers. I helped script the following message which she sent to him: “I have a crazy question for you. Since you started out as friends your level of trust and open communication should be more developed.
We explored “9 Reasons to Date Your Best Friend” and a whopping 80% of our readers said they'd be willing to give it a try. If you really are friends then whatever happens, you two can communicate and weather the storm. You can write a handwritten note or card, or buy a small present that shows you were thinking of them.
Love is a delicate thing and building any loving relationship takes time. One of the best ways to show you care is by asking, “What can I do for you to help you feel appreciated and loved?
It's tough to know it if you don't talk about it, or say how you feel.
Of course, this kind of conversation should be strategic and well-timed.