When you meet your special friend, is it mostly just the both of you or are there other friends too? If there’s a new movie in town or a new restaurant, does the first thought that pops into your head have your friend and you in it? [Read: How to pick a date restaurant] Give each other exclusive pet names Do you and your friend have an exclusive pet name for each other?
Use these pointers to lead the way into understanding the real status of your relationship. Sometimes, two friends can have so many happy things in common that a simple friendship could turn into something a lot more complex over time. If you’re perfect for each other, both of you will inevitably fall in love with each other, just as long as the friendship is great and there’s that perfect portion of secret attraction that bubbles under the surface. But over time, the calls get more frequent and last longer, and usually stretches late into the night.
[Read: How to know if you are in love] A lot of petting and cuddling This is one of the biggest signs that you’re more than friends.
Do you spend most of your time holding hands or resting a head on each other’s shoulders?
Do you ask your friend to call you and let you know once they’ve reached home, or do either of you try to help the other person out of a sticky situation all the time?
Good friends help each other now and then or when asked, but friends who are more than friends try to be there for each other all the time, whether it’s buying new clothes, working on a pet project or picking a date.