If he’s really a friend, at this point, he’ll understand.Or if that seems way too dramatic, just stop putting yourself in any one-on-one scenarios with him altogether. no sitting at home together watching movies, no more ‘buddy-dates’ where you both go for dinner together and hang out all night.

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Make it a rule to only see him in the company of others, or not at all.

It will feel hard when you like the guy, but believe me, it’s much easier than wasting a year or longer pining over him when he doesn’t have romantic feelings for you.

In the Get The Guy book Matt and I used the term ‘Perceived Value’ which might be a better way to think of Respect in this context. It can be: These are just a few things that will cross a guy’s mind when he thinks about a relationship, and if he doesn’t imagine them happening then he’ll place a girl in the Friends-With-Benefits Zone.

It’s the place where he likes the girl, he’s attracted, but he doesn’t feel enough Connection and Respect (i.e.

I’m not saying that you can’t be friends, or have casual sex with a guy if you want to.

A woman only counts as being in The Maybe Zone is she is in one of these scenarios but also secretly, or explicitly, wants a relationship with the guy in question.

Let’s explain both of these traps individually and why different kinds of women fall into them. It’s typically seen as something that afflicts men more commonly, but it happens to women as well.

The Friend Trap is when you like a guy, you both get along like best buddies, except…that’s it. It’s like one endless tease, where you think something could possibly-maybe-just happen one day, but every time you get close to him he pulls away and decides not to. That’s possible, but even incompetent shy guys take the hint eventually and can manage to guide their lips toward yours!

At first you think he has issues with commitment, but then you realise you’ve seen him with a girlfriend before.