“In the crudest description possible: “friendzoning” is when a man believes he’s put enough friendship coins into the metaphorical female slot machine with the expectation of receiving a sexual and/or romantic relationship in return and instead is still considered only a friend. It is the position that the only reason to be friends with a woman is as a stepping stone to the ultimate goal of receiving sexual favors from them.”
Can we give everyone, woman or man, who has been accused of ‘friend zoning’ a break? The idea that as a woman, if I do enough nice things for guy I should eventually expect a committed relationship even if he’s not romantically/sexually interested, is nuts. Same goes the other way around.