Brother Zone

What is the brother zone?

A relationship where a person's love interest thinks of him as a brother

Brother zone is the area of a relationship between two people where one person is romantically interested in the other person but he or she thinks of him as a brother. It is an utterly hopeless situation that is much worse than the Friend zone where the pursuer should just give up and go for someone else.

The brother zone is a common problem for many "nice" guys who are friends with a girl they like for too long without making a move. Many Beta orbiters also get stuck in the brother zone.


He needs to give up real soon because she just put him in the brother zone with that awkward hug

That brother zone feeling

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Updated July 23, 2019

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