Well, even if your guy isn't “damaged goods,” I hope you read the last section because backing off is a required first step if you want to get out of the friend zone. Curious to know how to avoid—and get out of—the friend zone, we chatted with A Field Guide" for how to cope when you want more with a guy. Get him to see you as more than a friend by making these super-easy behavioral changes. He'll be calling you his boo in no time. It's so frustrating when all you want is the guy who calls you to go grab a beer to actually mean it as a date instead of as just "one of the guys." The following ways. Question: I've been best friends with a guy for the last 5 years and I'm secretly in love with him. I'm not sure what to do because I'm afraid if I confess my feelings. To define friend zone, it is simply that area that you are placed when a guy you So how do you get out of the friend zone when it is obvious that the guy likes.