My best friend sexually propositioned me and I haven’t seen him since

Ask Roe: He casually suggested we sleep together; now I feel uncomfortable

By setting boundaries for your friendship, if you want to move forward, could be illuminating and empowering. Photograph: Getty

By setting boundaries for your friendship, if you want to move forward, could be illuminating and empowering. Photograph: Getty

Dear Roe,

I’m a woman and I am good friends with a man I’ve known since college. We were both single during Covid which I found very hard emotionally, as I felt like I needed extra support and I really missed physical affection – not just sex, but touching another person. I’m starting to look on dating apps but it hasn’t been going well so far.

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