When you’re dating someone, sometimes you realize somewhere along the way that things just won’t work romantically between the two of you. Perhaps you’re incompatible or the spark you’re looking for just isn’t there. Whenever this happens, you think of breaking it off before things get any deeper, but what if you’re still interested in being friends afterward?
If you both think you’re better off keeping your friendship, scroll through the gallery below for five tips to help ease your transition from "almost couple" to "buddies."
Want to read more relationship advice? Check these out on FN:
- Make It Last: 5 Elements of a Healthy Relationship
- 5 Tips on Getting Your Guy to Commit
- Seasons of Love: 4 Stages of a Relationship
- Just Between You and Him: 5 Ways to Build Trust in a Relationship
(Originally published as "Daiana Menezes to Sam YG: 'I’m sorry if I wasn’t the one!' + 5 Tips on Moving from Potential Romance to Friendship" on Female Network; all screencaps from My Best Friend's Wedding courtesy of TriStar Pictures)