The line between friends and dating
'I had no idea that Sophie's feelings for me had changed,' he recalls.
'After a few months of first meeting her I realised I was attracted to her, and as time went by my feelings grew a lot stronger.
We were sitting on the bed in his parents' spare room when he kissed me for the first time.
I'd go on dates with other men and find myself thinking about him, and once I joked that we should get together.
I suppose I was testing the water to judge his reaction.
He'd even sit with her in the pub and have a couple of warm-up drinks while she waited for a new date to arrive. 'On that day of the wedding, when everyone around me was saying how lovely he was, I suddenly thought they were right.
She described him to other friends as 'not very exciting'. It was like an epiphany.' Most psychologists would say that was unusual.