In ancient Sanskrit they were the same thing: priyatam (Ro. prieten, Eng. friend) meant a life partner, a spouse. I would argue that the separations stem from the concepts or preconceptions we have of these things, which tend to be a little different across the spectrum of sexuality - but ultimately not that different.I am … Continue reading What separates us from being a couple and just being friends? What makes us transform from friends into couples?