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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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Michael DeAngelis explains the concept by stating that, "'Bromance' has come to denote an emotionally intense bond between presumably straight males who demonstrate an openness to intimacy that they neither regard, acknowledge, avow, nor express sexually." (24) A bromance breaks all social norms and expectations for a male friendship by suggesting both emotional and physical attachment.
In addition, his close bromance with another math major is well-known around campus as they are seen together regularly and a reference point for many as a clear example of a bromance.
'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.com/2017/08/barack_obama_and_joe_bidens_bromanc.php?_ga=2.59133549.1386215719.1503940380-1608166715.1502822775) according to DCist .
Americans inserted them into a bromance narrative that quickly became
The ease with which Trudeau is slotted into a bromance
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.
"Don't hold your breath for Rick Perry to snag the endorsement of his longtime celebrity bud Russell Crowe, though they've developed a bit of a bromance over the years." - The Rick Perry-Russell Crowe bromance, Politico
"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.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11199-017-0768-5) write .
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.
Though it is being said "Kimye" is selling the house because renovations are taking too long, there are contrary reports which suggest Kanye West is more interested in a bromance with Riccardo Tisci than staying with Kim, as per (http://www.celebdirtylaundry.com/2014/kanye-west-dumps-kim-kardashian-riccardo-tisci-moving-paris-continue-bromance/) CelebdirtyLaundry .