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Men and Women Can’t Be Friends

When I was growing up, everyone firmly believed that males and females were incompatible. It started as a general aversion and a terror of cooties, then evolved into cautious flirtation coupled with a raging insistence that boys and girls cannot be friends. Magazine articles and locker room talk all confirmed it… boys and girls who liked each other were bound to hook up, and could certainly never remain friends after breaking up.

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