Dating my best friend

Researchers asked 801 adults across the US the following question: 'Do you consider your partner to be your best friend or do you call somebody else your best friend?'Among adults currently in a romantic relationship, the vast majority (83 per cent) considered their current partner to be their best friend.With your BFF as your romantic partner, you get the best of both worlds, someone with whom you can laugh, share your life and cuddle.When you look at seemingly happy celebrity couples like Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, or Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow, not only do they appear to be in love, but they also seem to genuinely enjoy hanging out together.Being someone's BFF is a big deal – you don't hand over the other half of your 'Best Friends' necklace to just anyone.

Plus, he's very tall and quite handsome--an indubitably attractive guy (whom the ladies generally love).If, instead, the catalyst seems to be a tragedy (like a death in the family) or even a great personal victory (like a big promotion or selling your first movie script), you might want to hold off a month or two, and re-assess then.Sometimes major life events can cloud our judgement, and make us so depressed--or euphoric--that we make bad decisions.I enlisted the help of Monmouth University Polling Institute to investigate.To help figure out how many best-friend couples are out there, we asked 801 adults across the United States the following question: 'Do you consider your partner to be your best friend or do you call somebody else your best friend?

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