This one already knows what you look like without makeup, that you pee a little when you laugh too hard, and that you cry with happiness when you see pictures of weird animal friendships.Best of all, those quirks are probably what made him fall in the first place. As in, all your flaws, your demons, exactly what happened in all of your past relationships. You're into him too, and now you're actually trying to make a relationship happen.
[Read: From friends to lovers – falling in love with your friend] The pros of dating your best friend Dating someone you’ve only been best friends with until now may not be an easy task, but the following pros may just make taking the risk worth it. A strong emotional bond forms the foundation of any successful relationship.
Having been best friends, you will have already laid that foundation, and you’ll have loyalty and respect firmly in place.
Remember how Rachel couldn't stop laughing when Ross touched her butt while they were kissing?
Even if you're full of butterflies, expect to have at least one "WTF am I doing, he's basically my brother" moment. Goodbye, pressure to act perfect because you're trying to win over a new guy.
You’ve argued over politics, religion, and family stuff.
You’ve shared your world views and established the points you agree, and disagree, on.
He gets how to push your buttons better than anyone else.
You lose out on the initial discovery stage where you just want to learn absolutely everything about someone. You know how sometimes you're dating someone you think is great, then he pulls a douchebag move and proves you wrong?
After all, there’s a reason you love being around one another so much.