Join the debate. Vote Now on the Dear Abby Poll of the week.

by Abigail Van Buren

Man's Married Friends Could Help Him Out Of Friend Zone

DEAR ABBY: Can you please tell me what women are looking for? I keep being told that they feel so "safe" with me, it's like dating their brother. They know I won't force them into doing anything they don't want to do. -- PUZZLED IN NEW MEXICO

DEAR PUZZLED: It looks like the women you're asking out may have been dating men who forced them into doing things they didn't want, or may be trying to tell you politely that their interest in you is only platonic.

It's time to ask some married friends what is causing women to react to you this way. Having been through the dating scene, they should be able to give you some helpful input.

Read more in: Love & Dating | Friends & Neighbors