Can Girls and Guys Really Be Friends? 11 Truths to Bridge the Gap

We’ve all had those thoughts, the “are we actually friends?” If you’ve been wondering can girls and guys really be friends, it’s time to find out.

Ah yes, we’ve finally come to the question that all of us want the answer: can girls and guys really be friends? Whether you’re a guy or a girl, you’ve thought about this at least once. Of course, people tell you when you have a friend of the opposite sex, one of you must like the other person. But, I beg to differ.

In my opinion, girls and guys can be friends. I’m saying this because my roommate and best friend is a guy. Now, I’m not saying that your male friend does not have feelings for you or vice versa, but I can honestly say that though I appreciate my friend’s looks, I’ve never wanted anything more with him. I’m pretty sure it goes the same way for him.

Can girls and guys be friends?

So, can girls and guys be friends? I think so. However, there are some challenges with getting your friendship to that level. I mean, if you’re in love with your friend or vice versa, it’s not going to be easy. But there are some things to do to build a real and authentic relationship with someone of the opposite sex.

Here’s how to be friends with someone of the opposite sex. It’s possible, trust me.

#1 Don’t go into a friendship with an ulterior motive. This is probably not going to work in your favor. So many people try to be friends with someone because they want something from them.

For example, you want to be friends with them because you want to sleep with them. It’s not going to work. I mean, you may end up sleeping with them, but you won’t ever be true friends. [Read: 16 annoyances of long-term FWB relationships]

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