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Quickies Just frjends Fun. Browse all topics Browse all articles Browse by category. The answer is yes, friends can and often do become lovers, although as your question implies, the transition can be somewhat awkward.
In fact, some researchers have said that the only difference between a friendship and a romantic relationship is the label.
Uncertainty is the main problem. As for what facilitates the transition, your social network can play a big role.
If you want to test the waters with a friend you have a crush on, you might try: Most of the information on this topic has been summarized nicely in a recent book chapter. However much is known about heterosexual relationship formation based on friendship, less is known about how homosexual friend pairs become romantic.
This would be another area ripe for empirical analysis. Interested in learning more about relationships? Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.