Sociologists have documented that men and women can indeed just be friends and that there are actually benefits that come with cross-sex friendships — like learning from the other side how to best attract a mate — that you cant get from same-sex friendships.
Can a guy and girl be best friends?
Guy/girl best friends can be themselves around each other because they do everything together. They get playful with each other, give each other their honest opinions, and even trust each other with their deepest and darkest secrets.
Are guys attracted to their female friends?
The participants separately answered questions about their friendship, including their levels of attraction to one another. The results revealed that men are more attracted to their female friends than their female friends are to them. Such overestimating of womens interest is not unusual for men, Bleske-Rechek said.
Does cuddling lead to feelings?
During skin-to-skin contact with another person, oxytocin is released by the brain, which causes those “feel good” emotions to emerge. In short, cuddling feels nice because the brain releases specific hormones.
Do guys like hugs?
A new study shows hugs matter more to men than women. According to the study WHICH I BELIEVE TO BE TRUE IN ITS ENTIRETY, men who reported frequent kissing and cuddling with partners were three times as happy as those who didnt - while women said that such shows of affection had very little effect on their happiness.