Here's how the scenario goes: "You thought he or she was just your friend, and you loved talking with this person and hanging out with him or her, but then you find out he or she is in a relationship, and all of a sudden, you start feeling jealous," Sansone-Braff says. At this point, you need to come forward and admit your true feelings for this person, even if it means losing the friendship, or you need to back off from this dating and just friends altogether," Sansone-Braff says.
If you're dying to see your friend at all hours of the day and secretly perhaps they feel the sameyou want something more. And the rest is history, if his marriage is any indication. If you're feeling lusty, that is a sign, New York—based relationship expert and author April Masini tells Bustle.
Just Friends vs. Dating. Being “Just Friends” with someone from the opposite sex that you can just hang out with, while avoiding all the boyfriend/girlfriend drama.