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Having a best friend is being able to share in those things you both enjoy doing together. They are the ones who you would turn to for any help or advice you may need. They are a good companion to share part of your life with.

You are quite right in saying the relationship difference is physical. Hopefully the close bond you share with your lover will be within the bounds of marriage. It is private and something to be cherished between you both. There is always that best friend relationship which exists between lovers, and though best friend relationships can and often do contain love, it is only platonic.(Free from physical desire).

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Q: What is the difference between best friend and lover. Is it only the physical part?
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