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  • Sometimes, love is a one-way street.

  • No matter how badly we want to be with someone, they may see us as just a friend.

  • And hey! That's their right, and there's nothing wrong with that.

  • But it still might come as a major blow.

  • Maybe you're wondering right now how your crush feels about you.

  • Do they share the same level of attraction as you do, or is it strictly platonic?

  • Well, we've identified 7 signs that your crush only wants to keep it friendly and nothing more.

  • 1. You are always initiating.

  • Think deeply about all the times you've hung out with your crush.

  • Are you always the one that suggest hanging out?

  • Are you the only one making subtle hints, like buying them coffee, or giving them little compliments?

  • Maybe you've even made the move once or twice.

  • Have they ever done any of these things in return?

  • If not, that could be a sign they're just not feeling it.

  • 2. You two only hang out in groups.

  • Are you ever alone with you crush, or does it seem like there's one or two other people hanging around as well.

  • Maybe this is just a coincidence, but if you never seem to have a chance to spend even a few hours alone together, then your crush probably sees you as just a friend.

  • It's not that they don't value your company; some people feel more comfortable hanging out in a group setting with their friends.

  • 3. They talk about their crushes with you.

  • Sometimes, people actually talk about their crushes with the people they like.

  • They might want to see if you get jealous, but for the most part, it's a sign that they see as just a friend.

  • It's definitely not a bad thing.

  • After all, people only share these kinds of intimate secrets with people they really trust.

  • Basically, they see you as a good listener, someone they can confide in.

  • Since they're openly talking about other romantic partners with you, they probably don't have romantic feelings for you.

  • 4. You have already been friends for a while...

  • How long have you've known your crush?

  • Did you just meet them, or have you been crushing on them for a few years?

  • We'll be honest, it's not looking good if you've known them for quite a while, and you've already settled in a friendly relationship.

  • If it hasn't bloomed into something more yet, it probably never will.

  • The most common reason is that people don't want to ruin a good friendship, or risk losing a close friend.

  • Of course, there are exceptions to this rule.

  • Sometimes, people that had been friends for years suddenly realize that they're madly in love with each other.

  • But if you're not living a romantic comedy, it's not likely.

  • 5. Their body language says it all.

  • If you really understand how to read body language, it's easy to tell whether someone is attracted to you or not.

  • We've actually talked about this quite a bit in our other videos, and It's a fascinating subject.

  • What you're looking for from your crush is open body language.

  • Examples would be open/outstretched palms or even uncrossed legs.

  • Closed body language includes things like clutching a bag tightly, crossed arms, and lack of eye contact.

  • Your crush might also make excuses to make physical contact with you if they like you.

  • If your crush isn't exhibiting at least some level of body language, they probably don't think of you in that way.

  • 6. It's awkward when you compliment them or do them favors.

  • No matter how hard we try, hiding our true feelings is almost impossible when we're around our crushes.

  • The temptation to compliment them or do them favors is just way too strong.

  • But if your crush sees you as just a friend, this comes off really awkward from their end.

  • No matter how smooth and suave we are with our loving gestures, we're crossing the lines between friendship and romance.

  • It's important to be aware of when we make our crushes uncomfortable, and if your crush doesn't see you light, they'll be visibly uncomfortable.

  • 7. There is nothing wrong with being friends!

  • And that's okay!

  • Let's end things with a little encouragement, in case you're realizing your crush might not feel the same way as you.

  • Although this realization is disappointing, it's important to look on the bright side.

  • You need strong friendships in your life.

  • Your friends often stick around for much longer than a romantic partner.

  • Ignore all that nonsense about the friend zone, and how terrible it is.

  • A friendship is just a different kind of relationship.

  • In many ways, it's just as strong as your romantic partnership.

  • Maybe even stronger in some cases, but don't just reject your crush because they only see you as a friend.

  • Instead, embrace that friendship and see where it goes.

  • What do you think?

  • Is the friend zone really that bad of a place to be?

  • Can you relate to any of these points?

  • Let us know in the comment section, and why not subscribe while you're at it?

  • Remember, you are crushing it!

  • Don't forget to hit the like.

Sometimes, love is a one-way street.

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7 Signs Your Crush Sees You As Just A Friend

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    Fibby posted on 2019/12/03
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