Posts tagged "platonic friendship"

Flowchart: Should You Take Your Friendship To The Next Level?

There's the age old question, "Can men and women just be friends?" But there's a second question that's practically as ancient: "Should you just be friends or take it to the next level?" The upcoming film "One Day," starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, explores that very notion by introducing audiences to Emma and Dexter,…

By: The Frisky / July 25, 2011

Girl Talk: We Can’t Be Friends

There's this (amazing) song on the soundtrack to the (terrible) movie "The Romantics" called "We Can't Be Friends" by Lenore Scafaria. My favorite lyrics go: "I want to wear a skirt, I want to make mistakes, I want to kill you first and then take your name, I want to tear you apart, I want…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 12, 2011

Guy Talk: Lust Doesn’t Have To Ruin A Platonic Friendship

There are few more famous snippets of film dialogue than this exchange from the 1989 Blly Crystal and Meg Ryan classic, "When Harry Met Sally": Harry: You realize of course that we could never be friends. Sally: Why not? Harry: What I’m saying is — and this is not a come-on in any way, shape…

By: Hugo Schwyzer / July 5, 2011

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Can Men & Women Be Friends Without Drama?

After we watched Kate Winslet gush about her 15 year love for Leonardo DiCaprio at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards -- in front of her husband, Sam Mendes, not to mention millions of viewers -- we kind of got to wondering if men and women can really maintain tight friendships, if one or both of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 13, 2009