How to know if you have been friend-zoned.
Abheek Talukdar
1988

Oh please.

“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.”

https://shoutoutjmu.com/2012/09/20/the-myth-of-the-friendzone/

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.

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