Worst Things About Having a Best Friend of the Opposite Gender

They may be your besties, but some things are hard.

The Top Ten

Everyone Assumes You're Dating

Yeah I know. When me and Mary who is one of my closest friends were working together, everybody thought we were dating - bobbythebrony

If you have a crush on them wouldn't it be kinda cool if you were seen as a couple? - Lunala

I knew this would be number 1.

Why I lost a friend. - Miauzer

Every Girl/Guy Asks How to Date Him/her

They always ask is he dating someone what does he like. What's his phone number. - happyhappyjoyjoy

You Can't Talk About Some Things With Them

Some things are just to awkward to talk about with them. - happyhappyjoyjoy

True - Miauzer

Your Parents Won't Want Them at Your House

Unless you have a sibling of their gender a lot of parents don't handle it well. - happyhappyjoyjoy

Your Parents Won't Want You to Be Alone With Them

Luckily,. My parents don't do that. - happyhappyjoyjoy

My mum would trust me because I'm pretty innocent and good intentioned and stuff. - Lunala

You Get Scared a Bit When Your Parents See Them On Your Contacts for the First Time

I honestly don't know why they knew he was my best friend I just didn't know what my dad would think. - happyhappyjoyjoy

You Can't Say Certain Stuff You Can Say to Friends of the Same Gender to Them

My friends and I call each other sexy bystanders don't think your friends. - happyhappyjoyjoy

If You're a Girl a Lot of Times Your Dad Doesn't Like Him

My dad constantly insults my best friend like he doesn't want me to talk to him. - happyhappyjoyjoy

Lol my parents are divorced and I live with my mother - Lunala

I'm a guy, and it does seem kind of common for the guy friend or y boyfriend to not be respected by the girl's father! - HeavyDonkeyKong

Girls/Guys Get Jealous of Your Friendship

I can tell in any girl that likes him they don't really like me. Unless they're younger. - happyhappyjoyjoy

If You're Childhood Friends It's Weird When You Get to High School

I'm almost in high school and can't imagine him with a deep voice and being taller than me. - happyhappyjoyjoy

That's usually when hormones roll around! Awkward! - HeavyDonkeyKong

The Contenders

Secretly Falling in Love with Him

Happened to me

Might Consider Sex

Friends with benefits... now that can probably get really awkward really fast! - HeavyDonkeyKong

It's Really Awkward
When everyone thinks you two are part of a couple even though you are only friends and you already explained it to them and then rumors start going around and you end up falling in love.
Not Being Allowed to Go to Their House
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