WOMEN
08/21/2013 03:27 pm ET

This Guy Will Forever Change The Way You Think About The 'Friend Zone'

Oh, the "friend zone." That much-lamented relationship arena in which one person is experiencing the pangs of unrequited love (or lust), and the other person simply wants to be platonic friends. Dylan Garity, a slam poet for Button Poetry, details his years spent in the dreaded "friend zone" before reaching a remarkably powerful conclusion about what the term really implies.

We recommend watching the video all the way through -- it gets really good around the two-minute mark. And Dylan Garity: we need more men in the world who think the way you do.

[H/T Upworthy]

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