Can a guy and girl really just be friends?
Sociologists have documented that men and women can indeed just be friends and that there are actually benefits that come with cross-sex friendships — like learning from the other side how to best attract a mate — that you cant get from same-sex friendships.
Can a single guy and a single girl be friends?
Can men and women be just friends? In many cases, the answer is no. Sometimes that is a good thing, when both people see friendship as a step to mutually satisfying love, sex, and/or commitment. At other times, men and women cannot be just friends because only one friend desires something more.
Is it OK for a married woman to have male friends?
Many married women (and married men) insist that having a best friend of the opposite sex is perfectly healthy. In fact, they say that opposite-sex friends make better friends because they bring very different perspectives to the relationship. First, healthy friendship involves emotional intimacy, as well it should.
Do guys find their girl friends attractive?
The participants separately answered questions about their friendship, including their levels of attraction to one another. The results revealed that men are more attracted to their female friends than their female friends are to them. Such overestimating of womens interest is not unusual for men, Bleske-Rechek said.