Transition from friends with benefits to dating
Well, there's always the direct route: telling them straight up how you feel. It can just be something like, "hey, I'm kind of catching feelings here... " Just be sure that, before you make any declarations, your'e ready for the possibility that they just want to maintain your relationship as it already is.OK, so that last one is a little trickier to walk back from, but as you can see, for the most part, these tips are low-risk with the possibility for high reward.
If a dating/courtship relationship is anything, it should be an amazing friendship.Knowing how to go from friends to dating starts with having a good flirt game.It's how you subtly tell them you'd like to change the dynamic of your relationship, while still testing the waters.As I have told many readers who’ve asked, “But what do I say? She needs to know you simply can’t be close “buddies” anymore.
For one, your heart can’t take it, and two, your close friendship could very well be keeping both of you from pursuing a relationship God might have for you with someone else.
It's also a position that’s easy to back off of, should you get the message they just want to be friends, without putting the friendship at any real risk.