Dating a friend from childhood

Why dating your best friend may be your best bet to finding true love.

There's nothing quite like feeling a spark of attraction between you and someone you just met, but lately, we've been wondering whether it's better to date a friend, or at least somebody we've known longer than just a couple of weeks.

Aniston recalls hanging out at Chaz's house after school on several occasions.

That's right, Jennifer Aniston was a regular in Cher's home!

Heck, you might even love him all the more for the quirks you would find annoying in anybody else.

Dating a friend might seem less glamorous than falling in love at first sight, but what's more suspenseful than decoding a friend's flirty mixed signals for signs of romantic intentions?

Bono and Aniston both went to New York's La Guardia High School together.So if you're asking yourself, here are 5 reasons you absolutely should.1. Let's face it: during the first few months of dating someone new, it's easy to hold yourself together and pretend like you don't have a dark side (everybody has one).You downplay your insecurities in hope that he won't see you as clingy, and you suppress the fact that you occasionally get moody, jealous, or pointlessly angry.You saw them costar in "The Great Gatsby" recently, but Maguire and Di Caprio's friendship goes way back!They went to the same auditions for a while as kids, and Di Caprio remembers really wanting to be Tobey's friend.