A further study carried out by the same professors asked 167 couples how long they’d known one another before becoming romantically involved and whether they were friends first.
They found that, on average, the couples had known each other four months before dating. You never feel more comfortable than when you’re with your friends, right?
, when Billy Crystal’s character explains the age old riddle of male and female friendships.
“Men and women can never be friends,” he tells Meg Ryan, “because the sex part always gets in the way.” And he’s right, sort of.
They lack the guts to ask their friend whether he or she feels the same way or not.
Your friendship gradually turns into a romantic relationship.
They asked students to rate each other at the beginning of the semester, and again at the end.
Spoiler alert, Harry meets Sally, Harry befriends Sally and the two fall madly in love.