Not Sure What My Feelings for My Friend Mean
Connections with others are very special and important things. When we feel like we have people in our lives who we feel truly care about us and who we feel we can rely on, we tend to feel secure in that relationship and really comfortable and happy. If you are not feeling sexual feelings for your friend, it is possible that you are just feeling very close and connected to him maybe like brothers might feel.
However, if this is causing you confusion and stress, FX would recommend that you schedule an appointment with a reputable therapist who can provide you with a safe, private space to explore these feelings and figure out what they mean to you.
If you live in northern New Jersey and need help finding a therapist you can call the Access Center from Atlantic Behavioral Health at 888-247-1400. Outside of this area you can log onto the US Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website for referrals in your area. You can also contact your insurance company to get a list of in-network mental health providers or check with your school social worker or psychologist to get a list of referrals in your area.