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Men’s friendships with women ‘driven by sexual attraction’

Women are more likely to consider their friendships with men as platonic and only hope that they develop into more if their own relationship is in trouble, researchers found.

Their findings echo the plot of 1989 film When Harry Met Sally, in which Harry, played by Billy Crystal, tells Meg Ryan’s character Sally: “Men and women can’t be friends because the sex part always gets in the way.”

Full story: Men’s friendships with women ‘driven by sexual attraction’ – Telegraph