I had just broke up with my girlfriend of 8 months. When my close friend Jenny tells me that she loves me and has wanted to try dating me for 2 years. Even while I was dating my last girlfriend she liked me and was hoping that I'd be single again soon.
Right now I'm not really ready for another relationship and I don't really see Jenny as a potential date for me. ! maybe I might want to latter but now I'm still getting over my last girlfriend. I don't want to ask her to wait longer for her maybe having a chance with me. I'd rather keep her as a good friend. Latter if I start to like her I might try asking her out. Right now I'm definitely not ready and I'd rather she try to find another guy and not wait up for me. Is there any good way to put that?
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ow man that is hard. Your female freind could not have picked a worse time to tell you either. I suggest that you have a somewhat causal talk with her. Talk to her and tell her how you feel. That you just are not ready and if you were you don't feel the same way about her as she does about you. Your not sure if you will or not.
It is up to you if you want to tell her not to wait around. If you tell her to go find another guy then you really risk losing her as your freind. Even if it is to spare her feelings. Your a kind person to be thinking of your freind that way. Not many people would even consider her feelings. They would just use her as a friends with benefits. If you don't tell her to move on you do leave your self open and her open for a possible realationship in the future. I know your definitly not ready for one now but maybe latter your view of her might change.
Contrary to people like shadowlegend don't push your close freind jenny away just because she has feelings for you. It is not unfair to ask her to remain your freind if you tell her that your not interested. You should ask her to try and remain your freind. If she does not well then she sadly stopped being your freind when she got her crush on you. If she ends the friendly relationship than that is her decision. Being a freind when you have a crush on someone is not settling. It is being their freind with has great amount of value in itself. Just because she wants to be more than freinds is no reason to end the freindship.
Sadly there is no polite way to freindzone her. You can't highly suggest that you two are just freinds. Freinds that have a crush won't see the signs or they will ignore them. The best way is just to talk with her.1
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