He already knows your favorite color, and he understands your personal views of the future.
A date can simply be an event you've wanted to check out anyway, and probably would have, regardless of your romantic status. He might joke about your gross (yet satisfying) nail biting habit, or he's probably aware that one glass of wine too many makes you weirdly political in social settings. Your mood is elevated during his presence, even if it's when you're doing something stupid like snarking on movie selections.
When you're dating, you're just cringing over anticipation of the moment when these habits come to light. He's the first one you call when you're down, and no matter what, he always knows what to say.
This is key in starting a happy and healthy new relationship.
So, if he knows that you were dumped due to an ex's cheating ways, he'll obviously know that you'll be ultra sensitive on the issue, and won't even make jokes about the matter.
Especially if he's somewhat of a social media over-sharer.
If you both bond over something, dates won't be as hard to plan.
Dating your best friend may seem intimidating, but it can also be the best decision of your life.
My now-husband and I both involved ourselves with many different romantic relationships before giving our friendship a shot at something else, and I feel like if I didn't consider dating my best friend, my life would be drastically different (and probably way sad)."But Karen, I'm not attracted to my best friend!
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Here at Elite Singles, our mission is to help you find people with whom you share a deeper connection.
The most attractive qualities in another human, I've learned, is the barrage of support they have given you throughout your life, as well as the years of history between the two of you.