By Marissa Donovan

Lauren Bushnell is not spending the rest of the summer single! According to People.comThe Bachelor alum is dating longtime friend Devin Antin. The two have know each other before Bushnell began on the dating show, but have been strictly friends up until now. Since they had a history of friendship, they quickly started dating. It is safe to say Bushnell has moved on from her split from Ben Higgins!

This reality Tv star has decided to date her long time friend! How can you transform a friendship into a relationship?

Cupid’s Advice:

Sometimes turning a relationship into a friendship can become natural, but sometimes taking that next step can be nerve-racking. Here are some tips on how to transform a friendship into a relationship:

1. Spend more alone time together: Spending more alone time together is a good way to connect on a personal level and possibly see a side to your friend you’ve never seen before! Time alone together can also allow you to be more open about your feelings.

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2. See if their interested in anyone at the moment: Check to see if a relationship is reasonable with your friend by asking if they’re currently seeing someone. You should also ask if they have someone in mind. Asking these questions can clear any unsure feelings!

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3. Ask them what they think of your current friendship: Since you and your friend already have a relationship, purpose the idea of taking the relationship to the next level by dating. This may make things awkward at first, but at least you’ll finally end your curiosity by getting the real answer!

Have you turned a friendship into a relationship. Tell us your love story in the comments!