Is Intergender best friendship doomed?

I am a middle-aged man. My best friend at work is a slightly younger woman. We are both on long-term relationships. We've been seeing each other outside of work more and more. We don't fancy each other but we talk all the time about everything. We tell our partners a lot of what we talk about but se sometimes discuss how annoying we find them sometimes. We have some common interests but the majority of our interests don't overlap so the range of things we do is limited by time, interest, and - in my case at least - concern about my partner being unhappy about how much time I spend with my friend. Nothin will ever happem sexually but we are very close motionally. I think of her as a substitute sister but am I kidding myself? Are we doing something wrong? How could we see less of each other without breaking our friendship?

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