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In this episode, the gents tackle a more controversial question - can men and women be friends? Should they be? The answer is more complicated than you may think.
- A recap of the three Aristotelian forms of friendship.
- Can men and women be friends?
- Why is there typically the temptation to eros in these friendships?
- What does male/female friendship look like before marriage?
- The rise of nice guy syndrome.
- Should you be friends with a member of the opposite sex when you're in a relationship?
- The importance of boundaries - the "Mike Pence" rule.
- Why men and women should have their own spaces to be with "their own."
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