As with any match-making app, it attracts all kinds. There’s no denying that the whole experience was unusual and far beyond my comfort zone.I took some flack from my family and friends, who teased me about my virtual friend-finding, and there were definitely fewer hits than misses. When you move to a new place, it’s never easy to put yourself out there, so Bumble BFF can be an ideal stepping stone to socializing once again.
It felt more like an actual date than a meet-up with a friend.I was nervous, afraid I would do or say something stupid and ruin my chances of social happiness.Kaitlyn Shiels Kait is a freelance writer and digital marketing coordinator living in Toronto.She believes that it’s always time for a mimosa and hasn’t quite mastered the whole ‘adulting thing’.After much deliberation, my go-to line ended up being, “Hey girl! ” Creative, I know, but it worked at sparking conversation. This is sort of a given when you’re forming friendships using first impressions based on appearance and a few select words.
I’m sure I came across countless ladies with awesome friend potential, but just because I didn’t like something in their photos or bio, I silently rejected them.
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)."But Karen, I'm not attracted to my best friend!
" you might claim, as you prepare a list of romantic laments that you plan on sharing with your bestie during your daily call time.
It's because you've already labeled him or her as something else.
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.