It’s the age-old debate …can single straight men and women just be really good friends? Well, here’s more proof that the answer is ... not often. Astudyfrom the University of Victoria in Canada found that 68% of romantic relationships begin as friendships. And for people in their 20s, that number jumps to 85%
And the study found that the same holds true for those LGBTQ+ community, with 85% of romantic relationships starting off as friendships.