However, it could end up being totally awkward, even if you try to make it as non-awkward as possible.
“I tried to act normal, but he acted really awkward about it,” says Katie*, a senior from Gettysburg College of a former hook-up.
“I’ve found it a lot harder to work at continuing the friendship, especially when it became more than a casual thing [usually on the girl’s end].” There’s also a good possibility that your relationship will change, sometimes for the worse.
“[My friend] and I hooked up regularly, so it was chill for a bit,” says Ralph*, a senior from Syracuse University. Now we only argue when we talk.” The worst-case scenario is that a hook-up ends a friendship.
Your friend is awesome: He’s super sweet, he loves the same music you do and he always knows how to make you laugh.