What is the difference between love and friendship?

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I have heard lot of people started relationship as a friend ends up with love. So I would like to know the difference between these two. Is it acceptable being a friend for certain period and then become a lover afterwards?. Does it not amount to injuring friendship?. At the same time, one cannot love a person with out having friendship. Then, What would be the intention of the person who becomes a lover when he started his relationship as a good friend? Can I say that the person is cunning or wolf in sheep skin?. Because he hid his true motive. Whatever he did was to cheat the other person?. Explain please. I am confused.

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I happen to dropby this topic, so I am here to give you my personal opinion on friendship & love. Occasionally, when a man has a certain liking for a woman, he would try to get in contact with her. And if she starts to mix around with this man, their relationship gets closer. The man then asks the woman out for walks and soon their friendship had developed from a ordinary friendship to a love relationship... Yes, he may have a motive : he hopes to be with that particular woman he likes ... But does not mean cheating. All relationships are formed by nurturing. The phrase "sheep in a wolf's clothing" is a phrase used to describe people who and hypocritical, sly, unscrupulous ... ppl who wish to benefit from what others have or possess and make it theirs. If u describe lovers as sheeps in wolves' clothings... then all lovers are unscrupulous... which makes no sense at all.
My personal opinion is - Friendship blooms by natural impulsion that may or may not necesssarily end up in love. But love is nothing but two souls dissolved into each other and becoming one. Friendship is the platform for the love journey. Some reserved the platform specifically for love journey. And they call themselves good friend only to cheat the gullible person. I wish they knew " What is love and friendship".
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I don't know the difference between love and friendship, but I do know the difference between love and like........

D I F F E R E N C E S B E T W E E N L O V E A N D L I K E



In front of the person you love, your heart beats faster
But in front of the person you like , you get happy.

In front of the person you love, winter seems like spring
But in front of the person you like, winter is just a beautiful winter.

If you look into the eyes of the one you love, you blush
But if you look into the eyes of the one you like, you smile.

In front of the person you love, you can' t say everything on your mind
But in front of the person you like, you can.

In front of the person you love, you tend to get shy
But in front of the person you like, you can show your ownself.

Then person you love comes into your mind every 2 minutes.
You can't look straight into the eyes of the one you love
But you can always smile into the eyes of the one you like.

When the one you love is crying, you cry with them
But when the one you like is crying, you end up comforting.

The feeling of love starts from the eye
And the feeling of like starts from the ear.

So if you stop liking a person you used to like
All you need to do is cover your ears,
But if you try to close your eyes
Love turns into a drop of tear and remains in your heart forever after.


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My personal opinion is - Friendship blooms by natural impulsion that may or may not necesssarily end up in love. But love is nothing but two souls dissolved into each other and becoming one. Friendship is the platform for the love journey. Some reserved the platform specifically for love journey. And they call themselves good friend only to cheat the gullible person. I wish they knew " What is love and friendship".

according to me:

Friendship blooms by natural impulsion => i accept this sentences

Friendship is the platform for the love journey=> but this i cant accept because, friendship is 100% pure just like mother care the child.

but u give the explantion is very nice for the love really its very nice:

there is no world to appriciate this sentences =>two souls dissolved into each other and becoming one

love=>During love, we are attached with a particular person,

really this explanation is very nice.
New Member01
According to me love and friendship are the two sides of the same coin.Both can grow up between two persons of same sex, opposite sex ,between mother son /father son /mother daughter/father daughter or between husband wife/or between two persons of any religion,culture ,nation or colour if their hearts meet together
When two souls dissolved into each other and becoming one sharing their feeling of all kinds that is love which grows from friendship.
Regular Member771
ananymous answered it right.but many girls or women cheat women stating its only frienship not love is true.the cheating may be because the person concerned have no bank balance,no job,not of her religion and or she has got better prospects,but many true friends end in love ,which i have seen myself.

yours

sri ravi chandra raam.
New Member02
ur confused because women cheat men subjucted to love for family grounds,money,job etc etc

and god save men from such coward womens.we may just need manmadan men for such womens,or its better women or men state their stand in very slightest change of stand from friendship to love as i have done in my teaching profession when seeing slightest change.

all counts in the end,

prof raman.
I love all these wonderful statements but, they really don't hit the mark. I have been a relationship with a wonderful women for over 20 years. After all this time we are now starting to have problems. As a man there are certain things we need to keep a smile on our faces. With out it you might as well take the man out of us. I am at a point in a relationship where I might end up either leaving her or cheating on her. I have tried to no ends to make her see that I need her love. With out it we might as well be brother and sister. We our financially secure, we our in a comfortable spot in life. Maybe I'm here to ask for help. Maybe I am at a lost in words when we talk about this. I have tried to let her know that if she only sees me as a friend that's ok. At least I will have her friendship and would always hold a place in my heart for her. She has broken down many of times saying that she truly loves me but, she has put blame on other things. Like her appearance or other issues that are going on. I truly believe at this moment that you can't be friends and be lovers at the same time. I would love to say that you can but, I am not seeing this. My heart breaks as I write this but, I would love to hear some real answers on what others have been through. I know this might not be the right place to talk about this or even if I'll will get a response. I just needed to hear some other options about my situation.
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