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 FunFab
Joined: 3/23/2006
Msg: 501
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My best friend growing up was a guy and there was never anything sexual between us...In any relationship I get into,he knows about my guy friends....and if me and my guys friends go out,he is always welcome to come along...I have nothing to hide
 goofygoober
Joined: 7/23/2006
Msg: 502
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/1/2006 9:09:54 AM
off course seems like a silly question
 music99
Joined: 9/19/2006
Msg: 503
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/10/2006 12:51:58 PM
we are now living in this type of society to where it is still alright to see other ppl even if you are now married or have a serious girlfriend/boyfriend. i'm sorry but that is just a bunch of hogwash. i don't even dare to tough a guy in a wrong way if i am now steadily seeing someone. i was raised in a proper Christian home and don't believe in that garbage. yes it is quite natural for any men to after a beautiful lady but that does not give the excuse to go to bed with them when you are already married or seriously dating someone. end of story!
 ponygrlâ„¢
Joined: 7/22/2006
Msg: 504
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/16/2006 9:53:33 PM
i've been friends with some guy for 2 years on line and on the phone, he moved in with me, stayed here for 2 weeks and left. sex was not the problem.....we didn't have any. the problem was he didn't like the idea that i did all of the cooking and cleaning. he was supposed to be out looking for a job since he was new to the area but instead sat on his ass and watched tv all day while i was working.
 Meface
Joined: 6/20/2006
Msg: 505
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/17/2006 5:25:16 AM
Yes, they can. When I was younger, I used to sleep with guys and we never had sex. You have to know what you feel. People who have sex with everyone aren't that in touch with their feelings. Everyone you meet generates a different gradation of feeling in you. This society tells us it's wrong to explore most of this. It says you lack sexual prowess if you don't conquer everything you can. That's why the economy is in the state it's in. People whov'e got to conquer everything there is to conquer. Have sex with the ones your'e supposed to. Don't with the ones you're not supposed to. End of problem.
 SteveHD
Joined: 3/9/2005
Msg: 506
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/17/2006 5:42:14 AM
I was just about to leave this thread when I saw this and it grated like nails on a chalk board


i was raised in a proper Christian home


Exactly what do you mean by this?

Try not to hurt your neck when you look down from your high mountain to explain it to us...especially when explaining to those that we're raised in a not-so-proper Christian home.



we are now living in this type of society to where it is still alright to see other ppl even if you are now married or have a serious girlfriend/boyfriend.


No we do not, otherwise ppl wouldn't be complaining that their significant other "cheated" on them

I suggest less time with your head in a Bible and more time looking at the world you live in.



tough a guy in a wrong way if i am now steadily seeing someone


When do you touch a man in the wrong way and is it wrong when you do it?
 lefthanddude
Joined: 9/30/2006
Msg: 507
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/17/2006 7:17:09 PM
Yes they can, depends on the people i guess, i have many woman friends and no sex at all , and it works out great , Some i even go out with from time to time, to movies bars and shopping coffee, The way i see it men and woman should be friends first befor anything , but yes they can be friends
 BowlingPat
Joined: 6/16/2006
Msg: 508
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/17/2006 8:22:38 PM
Yes its possible that men and women can be friends without sex.
I know a few awesome men who are just friends
talking on the phone,sending e-mail.,
going bowling, its good enough for me.
 hitechygal
Joined: 10/10/2006
Msg: 509
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/17/2006 8:37:20 PM
Yes they can. In my world, I have always had more male friends then female and it's all good and there is no "underlying" tones of sex.

Flip side - I have maintained great friendships with men "after" a relationship (long or short) - between mature adults who don't have silly issues about it - it can be a postive thing - and not a big deal. I tend to go with the fact, it's the people who can't let go and move on - grow from a relationship! It's those that cling, have issues, and can't just go with the flow that continually use the excuse men/women can't be friends. Yes we can. Just takes maturity and understanding and the ability to laugh at the fact - it wasn't meant to be.
 kingbreeze
Joined: 9/1/2006
Msg: 510
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 6:03:41 AM
some women and men can be friends without having sex but i don't think all women and men are capable of it.
 Rador
Joined: 9/26/2006
Msg: 511
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 7:55:47 AM
Some of my best friends have been women without any sex involved. Men and women bring different veiws and are great people to talk to. A woman can make me understand things a man could not. They have different veiws and outlooks and those are very refreshing. So I say yes a man and a woman can be friends without sex.
 blackmarvel808
Joined: 6/19/2006
Msg: 512
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 4:24:10 PM
if a girl wont give me any coochie then i have to turn down her friendship i dont believe in being a friend to a girl who would'nt let me go between her legs im a horny blackman with a high sex drive im not desperate for a friend dont want a friend dont need a friend if i was desperate i would get a pitbull those are my favorite dogs i socialize with a few people and their guys i knew from childhood when ever i see them thats it im a outcast girls reject guys all the time when it comes to sex or trying to get romantic involve with her by asking for her phone number and getting to know her personally when she say can we befriends then i would say no maam piece out good bye
 kloey
Joined: 10/3/2005
Msg: 513
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Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 5:17:41 PM
If men and women cannot be friends without having sex, I'd be a whore, as I have many male friends. As I'm still a virgin, I suppose now's a good time to 'fess up and admit that yes, men and women can actually be friends without having sex or desiring to do so. Shocking, I know.

A relationship in which sex is not an aspect is generally defined as a platonic (in it's modern sense) relationship. As an example, I have a dear friend named Barry. I love Barry to pieces, but Marvin Gaye's Let's Get It On doesn't play in the back of my mind when I think of him. I've never even considered Barry in a sexual light, which is great, as it's mutual.

Here's a chance to answer your own question. Think back on your own relationships with males. Ever had a male friend without sex being an issue?
 BeachDude4Fun
Joined: 7/30/2006
Msg: 514
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 7:20:13 PM
I have many friends that I love dearly and will do anything possible to help them in their happiness and life's journey but I have not approached sex with them. Although I must admit that I may have fantasized about them. My friends are dear to me and a reflection of my good will to others. I want their lives to be full, positive and dynamic. I f I can help them realize some of their goals and milestones, I am truly heartened and sex is secondary!

Peace
 sweetandsassy2
Joined: 3/14/2006
Msg: 515
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Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 7:29:01 PM
Some of greatest friends have been men. I think it all comes down to the people, Some can and some cant have friendship without sex.
 TheScribe42
Joined: 3/30/2006
Msg: 516
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Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 7:46:18 PM
Sure they can. Nearly every woman I've ever met has told me so.
 Huggablehottie
Joined: 8/3/2006
Msg: 517
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 7:48:50 PM
You are so funny Scribe!
 rubyred6301
Joined: 10/17/2006
Msg: 518
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 9:16:27 PM
yes men and women can be friends without having sex, I'm living proof of it
 BeachDude4Fun
Joined: 7/30/2006
Msg: 519
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 9:24:30 PM
Denise ---> I can already see how I can be your friend. What a caring soul! Good luck on your search and journey and may you exceed your expectations lovely. I have some good advice when you get to a fork in the road like you mentioned;--> take it!

Peace
 ecomaj
Joined: 9/24/2006
Msg: 520
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 10:11:15 PM
It's definitely okay so long as people know there's no competition. My best friend is a girl I've known for quite a few years now. She's like a sister to me and I look out for her as if she was. She's one of the first friends a new gf meets. Why you might ask...well the answer is simple. If the new gf meets my friend she'll know my friend is not a threat. She'll know that when my friend and I are haning out (alone or otherwise) that there's nothing to be worried about.

It's all about everyone's comfort level with everyone else. I feel that if I try to hide my friend suspicion will arise. However, if I am up front about how close a friend she is I'll never have a problem. If there is a problem you talk it through so that everyone feels comfortable.
 marshw
Joined: 8/9/2005
Msg: 521
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/20/2006 11:17:47 PM
Not if you're both unattached and horney.
 LucyBadCat :p
Joined: 9/4/2006
Msg: 522
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/23/2006 12:11:52 AM
Men and women can be friends without sex practically. Usually we get attracted sexually to some extent, too and it's our hidden ( potential ) dream. But even if we don't get attracted by the person as an opposite sex, sometimes we adore, respect, trust and like the person a lot, right? Friendship is a basis for any further relationships, I believe. And we would die if we have sex with every people we meet in our lives lol
But some men use the excuse "She's a friend" and it's BS. That's a different subject. I know a few man like that. He would say "She is nothing but a friend" even if he is caught in the very act he is having sex in the bed... balloon-head lol
 mackz
Joined: 10/1/2006
Msg: 523
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/29/2006 9:07:48 PM
Men and women can exhist in a "relationship " as friends. Sometimes, that is what attracts two people together, the fact that they can be just friends, there will be no " relationship" headaches, they can shoot the carp about anything. Be a voice of reason, a shoulder to lean on, a different perspective, someone to say " What were you thinking? " or" OH my God, I cannot believe you!!" or " Yup, thats what I thought" etc The friendship can exhist and be very fruitful, and fulfilling providing that intimacy is not brought into it. Once it has been, then the friendship boundary has been compromised. No more playin catch, and pull my finger jokes with your " buddy" cuz you crossed the line.......get yerself a tandem bike, and a picnic basket......you are gonna need it nancy Cuz your friend, is going to want you to go shopping.......ALOT!!!!!!!!!


Consequently, if there was sex, would that not be known as F buddies?? So, you are in bed with " your friend", passionate love.....JUST PASSIONATE , then your friend looks up at you and says..." Pull my Finger" cuz thats what friends do


Friendships are a great thing to have with a woman. They offer alot of insight, opinions, often you can pick up on some things you can add to your repetoire. However , on the flip side, there is the" I have a problem with my boyfriend / boss / dog / insert name here" But hey, thats what friends are for

Thats my 2 cents, and then some
 tantera
Joined: 8/1/2006
Msg: 524
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/29/2006 9:22:32 PM
Yes they can but what's the point?

If a little sex ruins it it wasn't much of a friendship, huh?
 bellcogirl06
Joined: 9/19/2006
Msg: 525
Can men and women be friends without sex?
Posted: 10/30/2006 5:41:56 AM
yes men and women can be friends without having sex i have met quite a few guys off of the internet and just be friends with them a lot of guys want you to think that they are strong but just like us women we all need someone to talk to it dont hurt to be just friends IF thats all u want. but sometimes friendship does take a diferent direction hey u got to start somewheres
BUT THE ANSWER IS YES MEN AND WOMEN CAN BE FRIENDS WITHOUT SEX
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