When a girl says she likes you as a really good friend, she may mean nothing more than that. In other words, she may find you trustworthy, easy to talk to, friendly, funny, intelligent and a good person to be around. However, liking someone as a good friend may also have romantic undertones or it may be her way of saying that she does not want to take the relationship any further.

Figuring Out Her Intentions

If a girl is in a relationship with another guy and has never given you any signs that she has a romantic interest in you, the chances are good that she just wants to keep things platonic. If she frequently touches your arm, however, makes prolonged eye contact with you and often smiles at you, then when she says she sees you as a “good friend,” it might mean that she is flirting with you and wants to get to know you better, explains the Social Issues Research Centre. Even though strong friendships can turn into love, taking her words at face value may be the best approach.