Cross-sex friendships in childhood and adolescence often have an immense impact on adult cross-sex friendships. Have you created a personal profile? Friendship attraction is simply when an individual feels very platonically connected to his or her friend. In addition to these findings, the study concluded that adolescents with predominately cross-sex friendships at these ages is perceived in relation to a lower social acceptance, rather than attaining to social or behavioral complications as observed in children through middle childhood.
On the other side of the debate is an article explaining why cross-gender friendships are viable despite attraction. Regardless of gender, if I have similar interests with another person, friendship is a natural response. Human Nature21 1 You seem to only be speaking about single people in cross-sex friendships.
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When looking at how men and women's same sex relationships work, men tend to talk about more of their problems and open up more with women, rather than their other male friendships which tends to facilitate a bit of a gray area of what is expected when a man and a women are friends. Even when participants felt other types of attraction within their cross-sex friendships, they prioritized their friendship attraction so that the relationship would not be ruined.
A few theories have been developed to explain the existence of such friendships. Through varying perspectives, contributors show that a variation exists within—as well as between—the genders. Other theories and research discuss the causes and benefits of cross-sex friendships.
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In a "desires romance" cross-sex friendship, one individual wants the friendship to become a romantic relationship but does not believe the other individual wants a romantic relationship. Romantic attraction within the cross-sex friendship occurs when one of the individuals within the friendship desires to turn the friendship into a romantic relationship because they believe he or she would make a good girlfriend or boyfriend.
Afifi and Faulkner investigated instances in which individuals had sexual interactions with their platonic cross-sex friends.