Ive never been friends first with a boy, though the concept is quite fascinating. Imagine you meet someone that youre not attracted to. As friends first, you like each other first. You develop a respect for each other. Youre looking out for each others best interests.
What does it mean when he says friends first?
Each man could have his own definition to be friends first; but to me it means he would like to get to really “know” a woman before committing to any kind of mutual relationship. This would involve weeks or months of dating someone.
Can you be friends first?
Many experts advise that couples should be friends first. Then the relationship is based on personal compatibility, not just sexual chemistry. Social psychologist Grace Cornish avers that romances that begin as friendships are more likely to succeed: As friends first, you like each other first.