How do you distinguish between romantic attraction and strong friendship? Something I struggle with and when romantic attachment is suggested to me I don’t know whether/how to say yes/no.

  • Septimaeus
    1 month ago

    I think the romantic element is linked to desire for intimacy of some kind or other, and is there to some degree in every friendship, but when that becomes a “romantic attraction” usually varies and honestly is defined in hindsight more often than not.

    So, not knowing is normal. If someone is pressing you to decide, they can definitely wait.