In your head, you didn't feel the need to "try" in front of your best friend — you were just you.

So, while you'd love to still dress up for special dates, you know that one false move won't change anything.

My now-husband and I both involved ourselves with many different romantic relationships before giving our friendship a shot at something else, and I feel like if I didn't consider dating my best friend, my life would be drastically different (and probably way sad). " you might claim, as you prepare a list of romantic laments that you plan on sharing with your bestie during your daily call time.

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The most attractive qualities in another human, I've learned, is the barrage of support they have given you throughout your life, as well as the years of history between the two of you.

Just imagine him as a partner, just one time, and see if your perception changes a bit.

And since this "first date" was likely a friendly hangout, this information was revealed without anxiety or nerves.

Obviously you know that he likes hanging out with you, so you don't have to interpret vague texts or lament with your girlfriends about the issue. By dating your best friend, you've already moved past all of the "getting to know you" awkward parts.

So, if he knows that you were dumped due to an ex's cheating ways, he'll obviously know that you'll be ultra sensitive on the issue, and won't even make jokes about the matter.

Obviously there's a shared interest or two which caused you to meet up in the first place.It's super doubtful that a date would have gone differently if you chose a V-neck tee instead of round neck tee, but the paranoia that sets in regarding wardrobe selection will definitely make you nutty.Your best friend has seen you in all types of tees — the one you got from a Walk-A-Thon back in 1997, the one you accidentally puked on during a horrible party a year or so ago, and the one that is two steps away from being a dust rag." to describe a close acquaintance, you should listen up, for I used to be one of you — the girl who friend-zoned someone so hard, that all aspects of love should have gone out the window.Dating your best friend may seem intimidating, but it can also be the best decision of your life.When you're dating, you're just cringing over anticipation of the moment when these habits come to light. He's the first one you call when you're down, and no matter what, he always knows what to say.