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Hi guys I live in iran and I really love my mother's cousin I'm 16 but she is 18 i don't see her much but I'm in touch  with her with social medias I have some problems first is that if she even likes me or not (we are good with each other) and the second one is that our families are some how close and I afraid if I tell her I loveher she probably don't likes it  and the things between our families get bad the third one is that does she have a boyfriend ?

I don't what  to do I really  love her if I haste she may hate me or ignore me and if I wait (as I said she is 18 and soon Wil enter the university ) she might get to a serious relation with some  one else 

And I heard from her cousin which is one of my best friends, she has boy friend 

I don't what  to  do I have lost many things  for hesitating I don't want her to be one please help me thanks.

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The age difference may be an issue right now.  Not that 2 years is problematic, but simply that she is getting ready to head off to university and you are still in school at home and the timing is bad for you.  This is a difficult time to embark on a new relationship with her.  The best advice I can give is to spend as much time as you can with her right now; become her friend.  If she does have a boyfriend, you will need to refrain from romantic overtures.

Once she goes off to university, her world is going to change and enlarge and you are correct that she might find a young man there that she likes.  And a long distance relationship is never easy.  If things are meant to be between you two, then it will happen.

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No one can tell you how to become her best friend; that's one of the things that just happens between people over time.

All you can do now is to talk to her when you can, but don't be a pest and bother her.  This just may be one of the times in your life when you have to back off and wait for something you want.  You're 16 and are likely to meet a girl later on that you really like and you may forget all about your cousin.  You just don't know what life has in store for you.  

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