Pulse.ng logo
Go

For The Guys 4 sure signs you've been friend-zoned

One day you meet this girl with whom you share a great connection and even enjoy some lightweight flirting, the next day you're getting a side hug and "bye dear".

  • Published:
play Once a girl starts to refer to you as her brother, or point out the fact that she sees you as a brother, you my friend have just been given a one-way ticket to the friend zone (We Heart It)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Many a guy has payed a visit to the infamous "friend zone".

One day you meet this girl with whom you share a great connection and even enjoy some lightweight flirting, the next day you're getting a side hug and "bye dear".

It's puzzling and heart-breaking to say the least.

There are more than a few reasons why a girl would friend-zone a guy - it could be that she's not sexually attracted to the guy, or there's someone else she's involved with but would still want to keep the friend-zoned in the picture.

play (Dating Advice for Guys)

 

Other times it could simply be that she wants to be more than friends but is unsure of your intentions, so she friend zones you to play safe.

The female of species are complex like that, but fret not as we strive to make you understand them better.

If you're in a situation with a female and not sure whether or not you've been friend-zoned, here are 4 clear signs to help you know.

 

Also read: 6 signs that prove he's just not that into you

play (Major League Dating)

 

1. You're referred to as "brother": This is usually the first clear sign you've been friend zoned. Once a girl starts to refer to you as her brother, or point out the fact that she sees you as a brother, you my friend have just been given a one-way ticket to the friend zone. Enjoy your ride.

2. You go from having flirtatious conversations to providing friendly advise on how to snag a guy: A girl who wants more than friendship from you would typically not seek your help in snagging another guy. If she starts to share relationship or single life woes with you, and is seeking your advise on these matters, you've been moved to the friend zone.

3. She evades every attempt you make at getting intimate: There you are seated in the car after a nice evening out and you're all puckered up for a good night kiss and she dodges you like a bullet, as she does every attempt you make to express your feelings towards her. Bye, Felicia.

4. She hooks you up with other people: 2 words - friend.zone. Once a girl points out that you could be a great candidate for her friend or someone she knows, you've been friend zoned.

 

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.