Finally admitting something about yourself to a man that you’ve never revealed can make an even bigger impact on both of you and strengthen your relationship.
What I would not do is sit down with her and explain the situation. Being friends with someone you're in love with is a bad idea.
It'll only make you less secure in yourself which may damage future relationships. My SO and I have a similar story, where he was friends with me for years, loved me the whole time, but I was not interested in dating him at first.
Kate Ferguson Kate Ferguson is a Los Angeles local and freelance writer for a variety of blog and magazine genres.
When she's not writing, the UC Davis graduate is focused on pursuits of the entertainment industry, spin class, and hot sauce.
The truth is, most of us can’t just dive right in, either — we generally need to be cautious and do it step-by-step.