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Old 02-23-2013, 02:36 AM
MeeraReed MeeraReed is offline
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Originally Posted by MeeraReed View Post

Would it be possible to regard him as you would a brother and/or tell him that you feel like he's a brother to you? Someone you consider family, but do not have platonic-friend-love for?

But if you regard him as more of a co-worker, then no, you can't lie to him and claim to feel sisterly love toward him. I guess I'm wondering if framing your relationship to him as brother-sisterly could be a goal to work toward? "I don't feel platonic love for you the same way I do for my best friends, but I want to regard you as a brother--someone who will be part of my family for the rest of my life." ??
And also, I meant that maybe you could establish brother-sister appropriate boundaries for how the two of you interact. I don't text my own brother daily, for example.
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