bromance

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bromance

slang A very close friendship between two men. The word is a portmanteau of "bro" and "romance." My brother has quite a bromance with his best friend—they do everything together.
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Our participants mostly determined that a bromance offered them elevated emotional stability, enhanced emotional disclosure, social fulfilment, and better conflict resolution, compared to the emotional lives they shared with girlfriends,' an excerpt from the study, which was published in the Men and Masculinities Journal, read.
The report, in journal Men and Masculinities, said a bromance was "intimate and trusting".
We need a cartoon of a bromance trying to save us from ourselves," said Reid, (http://dcist.
The world has always thought there was a bit of a bromance between us.
During Scotty's first spell at the Galpharm in 2009, he started a bromance with Keith Mason.
It's quite probable he's in the midst of a bromance.
And would you rather put up with a bromance or live with, in essence, a loner?
sounds familiar Sian Grieve, a 26-year-old account executive, knows too well what it's like to be the third wheel in a bromance.
Participants described a bromance as being more emotionally intimate, physically demonstrative, and based upon unrivalled trust and cohesion compared to their other friendships," the study authors (https://link.
The men were asked about the signifiers of a bromance and how open they were to sharing a bed, kissing, swapping secrets and being emotionally intimate in those friendships.
As Luke, one of the participants, explains in the study, "With a bromance you can talk about anything, with friends you can't.
I've got really good friends that are guys and we call it a bromance," he says.
The gay male has developed romantic feelings for his straight friend, but the latter, who does the singing, says the relationship will have to stay as one of close friends-in other words a bromance, which is nonsexual.