Sure, the transition from friend-to-boyfriend might feel a little weird at first, but we think that the benefits of dating one might just overrule the awkwardness.1. Let's face it, during the first few months of dating someone new, it's easy to hold yourself together and pretend like you don't have a dark side (everybody has one).

You downplay your insecurities in hope that he won't see you as clingy, and you supress the fact that you occasionally get moody, jealous, or pointlessly angry.

Bryce and the ex-BFF say they didn't start dating until after Vanessa and Bryce were over, but does it even matter?

Personally, I think this guy is a lowlife scrub, and I don't think I would have behaved differently if I were in Vanessa's place.

They knew Vanessa would be upset, he says, but she's overreacting and acting like a child.

It ends with him declaring he's ready to forgive and move on to being friends.

Community Q&A So you have fallen in love with your best friend, and you know for a fact that your best friend loves you, too.

Well with a delicate situation like this, you need as much help as you can get to make the decision and process of transition from friends to couple run smoothly.

Why dating your best friend may be your best bet to finding true love.

There's nothing quite like feeling a spark of attraction between you and someone you just met, but lately, we've been wondering whether it's better to date a friend, or at least somebody we've known longer than just a couple of weeks, and who knows more about us than just our name and phone number.

He defended Tara, told Vanessa that yelling wouldn't help anything, and that he was "sorry she was hurt." everything he thought was wrong in their relationship and what he thinks she should have done instead.