Money transfers. Sport videos. In order for a man to be interested in a woman, she should do more of the talking and share herself in a positive manner. You, my friend, have become their romantic back up. This could simply be when he notices her, he initiates eye contact, and gives her a sincere compliment.
However, FWBs are a relationship dead end.
This is also the stage where the most challenges crop up as you start to view your relationship with a critical lens. Every relationship goes through dating stages.