Question: I have been best friends with a particular woman for the last 5 years.
Now, some people would jump the gun and begin a hasty (and probably temporary) relationship from the get go.
Movie dates can be fun and can always be clubbed with dinner or something else to stretch the date for a long time.
You probably remember the buzzword “staycation” as a product of the 2009 financial crises, defining the inexpensive stay-at-home-vacation, but staying in should not be your last resort.
Finally, we need to hear an outside word that we can't quickly rationalize, twist, distort, or ignore.
Did you note the developing trend in the four points above?
Yet all four play an important function with respect to your relationship to each other.
But, the authority of Christ needs to take precedence over your physical drives.
If you are stressed about what to do and how to act, read this wiki How for some advice.
Arrive early and greet your date with a "hello" and a hug.