Can a Man and a Woman Be ‘Just Friends’
Wondering if your man is running around on you with that chick that's "just his friend"???
You're probably trying to be cool about it, all the while wondering if a man and a woman can really be “just friends”.
Well, lucky for you, science is involved!
Researchers from the University of Alabama found that both men and women believe that actual platonic friendships between opposite sexes are possible!
Well, not so fast!
Most people reported thinking that most men-women friendships do hold some secret sexual attraction.
And estimated 63 percent of male - female relationships have at least one person who secretly wants to get physical. So........
Your best bud of the opposite sex might be into you "like that" but, do consider that this study doesn’t actually mean that sexual attraction happens in 63 percent of male-female friendships—it only means that's how often people think it happens.
And, it's pretty much both men and women who think about it. 61% of men and 54% of women in male-female friendships reported feeling something.
Both men and women showed similar levels of discomfort with their significant others forming a “friendship” with a member of the opposite sex, interestingly enough.
So, I guess what they're saying is, men and women believe in platonic relationships…just not for their significant others.
And most of the time someone is feeling something for the other person... probably.
Does that help at all?