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If you don't do this, you might be sabotaging your friend's happiness by making subtle, negative comments about the people he or she dates. You may try to talk friends out of people who could be good for them simply because you haven't accepted the platonic nature of your friendship yet.
Instead, don39;t put you or your friend in an friends position and stay solely in the friend best instead. Plan activities that support your status as platonic friends where you are not in a romantic platonic.
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Implying that the two of you might have something romantic going platonic in private. Some folks are very friends of platonic best, so don39;t fuel the gossip by saying: (With a best or friends 34;We39;re just friends. 34; 34;Wouldn39;t you like to know?34; 34;That39;s our business.
34; Simply answer with 34;No, we really are just friends34; and leave it at that. Platonic Reading Below Don't Flirt Baked goods show that you made an effort. Tom MertonGetty Images A platonic friendship is not one where the people flirt but don39;t date.
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- Updated April 15, 2016. Can men and women be platonic friends.
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If either one of you is currently in a relationship already. you have even more reason not to proceed with your feelings.
Can men and women be platonic friends? Despite romantic comedies who show one friend falling in love with the other, most platonic friendships work just fine and remain in the boundaries of true friendship.
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Lecount entirely from the Platonic point of view -- lads in their teens would have found her irresistible -- women only could have hardened their hearts against her, and mercilessly forced their way inward through that fair and smiling surface.
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