Men and women can’t be friends from the very beginning because the reason a man, in particular, will be interested in a lady isn’t platonic. It’s most likely to be sexual. At the beginning, two strangers of the opposite sex are drawn together through basic physical attraction, nothing else. There’s always the hope, by at least one party, the friendship will lead to something more romantic, and possibly irreversible. Friendship under that guise cannot ever be platonic. There will always be stress as one individual tries to keep the other person as a ‘friend’ and the other tries to move that friendship along to something else.

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The only time real friendship is possible between a man and a woman is when the expectations, on either side, have been fulfilled, or clearly understood by both parties. By that time, both parties would either have fallen out of love, if they were fans, and enjoy another level of comprehension and appreciation, or they would have accepted the decision that only Indian Harbour Beach Rat Removal is possible between them.

There are a few exceptions to this but there really are very few, because when it comes to men and women, sex will always be in the equation. That’s how two people get together to replicate our species which will always be at the forefront of any meeting: the capability to mate. Obviously, once that’s sorted, in one way or another, a different kind of friendship is possible. Each person will then appreciate another in a more general manner, feel more confident with the situation and much more comfortable with having the individual as a real friend. Only then will real friendship be allowed to develop.

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