“Sometimes you don’t feel anything right away, but over time you come to realize it may be more,” says Josh, a 27-year-old public relations specialist.
“You don’t know them as well, and there are still things to discover, which makes an exciting spark.” In these casual friendships, you might even find yourself on his back-burner.
But if you're feeling it with a friend, it's worth thinking about making a move.
Boston-based dating coach Neely Steinberg says she’d encourage more women to act on their attraction to friends.
But that doesn’t mean it can’t or won’t go anywhere.