23. It’s Debatable Whether Men and Women Can Actually Be Friends - Deepstash
23. It’s Debatable Whether Men and Women Can Actually Be Friends

23. It’s Debatable Whether Men and Women Can Actually Be Friends

Whether heterosexual men and women can be friends is debatable. A study on cross-sex friendship found that it might be possible in some cases. However, males were much more likely to feel some sort of attraction to their female friends than vice versa, which could result in negative consequences in long-term friendships. 

Also, jealousy from romantic partners was another factor that led to cross-sex friendships not working out. 

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