8 Signs It's Not Friendship, But LOVE

Are you in love? Or are you just friends? Sometimes, the lines between love and friendship can get blurry sometimes, and adding romantic feelings to the mix can make things even more complicated. So, if you need some help figuring out where to draw the line in the sand between love and friendship, here are a few clear signs that tell you things between you and your friend are starting to become much more romantic than platonic. Writer: Chloe Avenasa Script Editor: Vanessa Tao Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Hannah Roldan YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: Guerrero, L. K., & Mongeau, P. A. (2008). On becoming “more than friends”: The transition from friendship to romantic relationship. Handbook of relationship initiation, 175-194. Messman, S. J., Canary, D. J., & Hause, K. S. (2000). Motives to remain platonic, equity, and the use of maintenance strategies in opposite-sex friendships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 17(1), 67-94. Parks, M. R., & Floyd, K. (1996). Meanings for closeness and intimacy in friendship. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 13(1), 85-107. Egland, K. L., Spitzberg, B. H., & Zormeier, M. M. (1996). Flirtation and conversational competence in cross‐sex platonic and romantic relationships. Communication Reports, 9(2), 105-117. Hendrick, S. S., & Hendrick, C. (1993). Lovers as friends. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 10(3), 459-466. Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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