Can men and women have platonic relationships?
non-sexual friendships only! me and friends can't agree on the question of strictly platonic relationships. my men-folk say there is no such thing, guys will wait for a sexual opportunity to arise, but I say yes! I have platonic friendships... at least on my side of the street. So now I'm taking this ponder outwards, what's your take on this? Are the feelings mutual?
Yes, men and women can have strictly platonic relationships, but that's just the simple answer. The truth of the matter is, if the man finds his female "friend" attractive, he will want to sleep with her, but most men will respect boundaries, at least until the woman shows an interest to take it a step further - then all bets are off.
Yes! Men and women can have a platonic relationship! As a man, I do currently have a platonic relationship with female friends. It's about understanding what the relationship is to be from the start. I have met woman that wanted a platonic relationship with me and I have told them No! If the attraction factor is too high, it will be very difficult to maintain a platonic relationship.
I think yes, men and women can be CASUAL platonic friends. But if you mean a man and a woman who consider themselves really good friends who talk all the time, then NO. Because secretly:
One person has not confessed to the other about their true feelings. Or maybe both people have feelings for eachother, but don't want to take the risk.
I believe so. Most of my friends are men, and agree with me that it's very possible to have platonic relationships.
by KindKassandra 13 years ago
Ok why is it a man can call a friend (girl) and want to hang out cause there bored or whatever. But when us girls wanna do that they assume it is only cause we want SEX, and not just wanna watch the game,have a coke,beer,coffee,whatever. What is with that? Men please help me understand that. The...
by ts242 11 years ago
I apologize in advance for such a lengthy post however, it is necessary to understand. I am a 53 yr old married female who just a little over a year ago was contacted thru chat on Facebook by a male High School classmate (we had friended each other a few weeks prior). We knew of each other in HS...
by Liam Hallam 11 years ago
My best friends is female and to be honest I've never thought about her in another way. However I have many friends who assume we're an item when we're out and cannot understand the principle of having a close friend of the opposite sexWhat do hubbers think of this concept? Do you have platonic...
by seriousnuts 11 years ago
Is it possible for previous lovers to remain friends?Is platonic relationship possible between these people?
by manofmystery24 9 years ago
Do you believe that men and women can be just friends?
by These eyes 3 years ago
Why do men hurt the person they love? If they love a woman why they do crazy things?I have a good relationship with this man and he just admit that he was having an affair that he wants to continue seing that person. I never see this coming since everything was so great with us. We never have a big...
Copyright © 2023 The Arena Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers on this website. HubPages® is a registered trademark of The Arena Platform, Inc. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. The Arena Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers to this website may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|