I've been seeing this guy pretty regularly. We talk on the phone most nights and text everyday. He told me that he liked me and wanted to see where things could go. Now a week later he comes over my house and tells me he just wants to be friends. He's like you're a really great girl but I just want to be friends. After talking to him a little more and still being confused I got up to have him leave. He seemed really sad that I didn't want to be his friend and asked me to hug him and text him tomorrow. I'm confused as to why people do this?
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- Because they think it softens the blow, it's not like they're saying "I never want to see your face again" or anything like that. They want you to know that they still (probably) care for you, unless they're saying it without actually meaning it.
- They like you, but not enough to want to date you. Just enough to want to be your friend.
- They think that you'll be happy knowing that you'll still get to keep in touch with them (although obviously some people aren't happy with it because it prevents them from moving on).
- It's basically like a consolation prize in a way.0