When you and another person are in a relationship that isn’t hostile, but isn’t friendly either. Can be with a rival competitor, future best friends, ex-best friends, future lovers, and ex-lovers.
You either love to hate them, or hate to love them. Applies in either case.
“Heeeeeey girl, wats up?”
“Hey. I am so irritated right now. You know Julius, right? He is so aggravating! He’s always teasing me…but it’s weird…”
“It’s like every time I see him, my heart starts pumping like crazy.”
“lol omg! You are totally in love with him!”
“No, I’m not! He’s cute, but his teasing is a total turnoff!”
“Well it sounds like you’re in a LHR”
“Love-Hate Relationship. You like him, but you don’t want to cause of the way he acts. lol but don’t worry, you’ll figure out which emotion you’re feeling eventually”
“oh…and thanks i guess…”