The Pros of Being Friends First
Some people meet people at bars or clubs. Some of the best relationships are the ones that are eased into. Here are some pros of being friends first:
1) The trust and familiarity is already there. You have known this person for years so you know what kind of person they are.
2) You can act yourself around them. You don't have to wonder what they think of you if you act a certain way because they have been okay with it for years.
3) There is no nervousness on the first date. You already know each other so you could relax and talk about how your day was.
The only downside of dating your best friend is it could ruin the friendship. There are many pros to dating your best friend. So if you have someone in your life that you care about and wants to be more than friends, go for it.