Black People : Can men and women be just friends?

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  1. Regina

    Regina Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Do you think men and women can be just friends? Let me know your thoughts...
     
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    Men and women can be friends as long as they don't flirt...which may lead to sex...or just out right have sex. Yeah...that's about it. lol
     
  3. Regina

    Regina Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Do you think it is possible to continue the friendship even with a significant other (SO) in your life. Most of the time, the SO wants opposite sex friendships to end.
     
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    yes it is possible.....One of my closest friends is a woman, we grew up together...we have never had a problem...we both have had significant others in the past and this has never been a problem. I have many close female friends, and they have been just that...friends...no lines crossed...
     
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    just friends...

    yeah i agree with monetary. men and women can be friends but there is a point where a line must be drawn...
     
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    FRIENDZ YES it's true when some mates wish to end such friendship
    i've been friendz with many females and have many now
    and the line is we are only friendz no hanky panky stuff
    i've seen where man & woman friend talk about secrets
    ask for advice and even go to for comfort of a ear to listen

    i also seen where it can blow up in ya face
    when one become lustful and let the sexual myth
    control their path of friendship

    I have a female friend very close to me she's like my sis..
    for years we never crossed da line or made any kind of pass
    we even slept in the same bed years ago and nothing happen
    she is my friend 4 life never will i disrespect her or pull a cheap
    move on her emotions and she feel the same for me
    if any body saw us together they would think something
    but this what true friendz all about
    so yes they can be friendz without crossing lines.....
     
  7. batgyrl8123

    batgyrl8123 Member MEMBER

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    This a very interesting topic for me. check out my thread and let me know your feelings on this situation.....

    OH and in my opinon Men and Women can just be friends.
     
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    Thandiwe Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    absolutely! i have plenty of male friends. i have also remained friends with others i have had intimate relationships with.
     
  9. UbZoRbShUn

    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yes they can

    as long as they respect each other as well as their SO and don't cross the lines. Shouldn't be a problem.
     
  10. Mike Ramey

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    Right On The Money!

    Yes, Yes, Yes, men should have female friends, and vice versa, but for another reason that I yet to see mentioned...when one of the two meets someone special, the friend of the opposite sex serves as an advanced warning system.

    A man can't con another man, and a woman can't con another woman.

    I thank God for the female friends that I have. Now, I didn't listen to some of their advice--in the past--and got burned. They were friends enough NOT to tell me "I told you so!"

    The true mark of a friend...regardless of sex.

    Friends walk in, when everyone else in the world is walking out!

    Mike Ramey:toast:
     
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