The minute the women decide they want to be more than friends, they know the guys are up for it. But, alas, they are just friends, and so freakin' responsible when it comes to my welfare.Movies, ok, dinner, ok, dancing, ok, art museum shows, ok, kayaking, ok. Intimate talk about fantasies and failed courtships, you bet, health issues and emotional issues no problem.
Before my wife's affairs (especially the one with the former boyfriend that she described to me as 'just a really good friend') I would've said yes. : Monkey See : NPRThe bolded is why I guess we keep seeing this time and again as it pertains to boundaries. Often these relationships are at some level emotional infidelity. A requirement of an EA is to think one is immune to it.
Before my wife's affairs (especially the one with the former boyfriend that she described to me as 'just a really good friend') I would've said yes. ); These are college-aged women, so maybe a little young and naive?
Or maybe it is OK with the women because their male friends are just friends as long as they, the women, decide to keep it that way? I have guy friends I wish would be a bit more demonstrative of their affection.
Doesn't the basis of a good intimate relationship build on a solid friendship first?
I don't really see dating as different than friendship building.