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Why can't she be yours? It's because of the thing called Friend Zone. A lot of people think that the friend zone does not exist, but it does especially for men. We've all been there at one point of our lives, where you have the smartest and prettiest girl in the world, but she only sees you as her friend.
But is it really that drastic? Good news: All hope is not lost. Many of the men who bring up the friend zone in her office describe it as a feeling.
Direct communication is the best communication. But the way you ask matters. What do you want?
Sometimes, the assumed friend-zoner actually will have romantic feelings for the friend-zonee. There are all kinds of reasons people are romantically attracted to certain people but not others.
During that break, ask yourself how important it is to you to keep the friendship—and whether or not you can truly continue being friends with this person—without resentment and without torturing yourself.
If you never say anything, it can be agonizing, Richmond says.
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It may be worth losing a friend in order to have an answer good or bad about whether or not you could have made a relationship work. No matter whether you keep the friendship or not, a good way to get over the hurt is to recognize the opportunities knowing that this person will truly never be more than a friend opens for you.
Of course, the absolute best way to get out of the friend zone is to have never been in it. And again, managing that takes direct communication. Then, listen to what the person says.
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