Is there a way to get out of these traps and still get into a relationship with the same guy? In the case of the Friend Trap: The preferred option should always be to put distance between you.
You can still be nice to him, but you can also be totally honest and say “I have feelings for you, and need to put some distance between us in order to stay friends”.
” Within The Maybe Zone there are typically two big traps.
There is the Friend Trap (commonly also dubbed ‘The Friend Zone’), and there is the Friends-With-Benefits Trap (sometimes called the ‘F-buddy’ Zone).
For example, not every guy you have sex with will be your idea of a perfect boyfriend.