01/27/2012 02:04 pm ET Updated Mar 27, 2012

The Friend-Zone: 3 Tips For Texting Your Way Out Of A Relationship!

Debra Goldstein and Olivia Baniuszewicz -- flirtexting experts and authors of "Flirtexting: How To Text Your Way To His Heart" -- bring you pre-approved "BPT"s (best possible texts) and advice for dating in the digital age.

Dating your best friend sounds like a dream come true in theory, but as the MTV reality show FriendZone teaches us, sometimes it just doesn't work out. While it's often difficult to tell someone you're interested in them romantically, it can be even more challenging to tell someone you're not into them in that way! And with Facebook messaging, texting, tweeting, chatting, and IMing (just to name a few), there are so many modes of communication that the message can often be misinterpreted.

So how do you steer a potential romantic entanglement back to basics? Here are three tips to text your way BACK into the friend-zone!