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    Have you ever had a platonic relationshippy?

    How would you go about doing so?

    I was curious about this and was wondering whether it is convenient if the partner lives in a city quite far away and you only get to meet say 3 or 4 times in a year.

    Is anybody here in such a partnership?

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    I don't get this anymore. :o:

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    I don't really understand.
    Do you just mean a close friendship with someone of the opposite sex?
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    Are platonic relationships not relationships between friends with no sexual attachments/desire, where the two parties just care about each other lots?
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    What is this?
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    (Original post by Yawn-er)
    Are platonic relationships not relationships between friends with no sexual attachments/desire, where the two parties just care about each other lots?
    Well the two people fancy each other but they don't engage in sexual activity. I think they like each other on a level of fondness that is more than mere friendship though.

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    (Original post by xps.systems)
    Have you ever had a platonic relationshippy?

    How would you go about doing so?

    I was curious about this and was wondering whether it is convenient if the partner lives in a city quite far away and you only get to meet say 3 or 4 times in a year.

    Is anybody here in such a partnership?

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    Nah, not really.

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    Never had a close friendship w/anyone, so no...
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    I guess I'm in one...?
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    Platonic just means nonsexual :lolwut:

    Yes, i have platonic relationships with people.
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    (Original post by Lefty Leo)
    Platonic just means nonsexual :lolwut:

    Yes, i have platonic relationships with people.
    I think he means having a platonic relationship with a bf/gf.














    Actually, I'm confused myself now :lolwut:
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    (Original post by xps.systems)
    Well the two people fancy each other but they don't engage in sexual activity. I think they like each other on a level of fondness that is more than mere friendship though.

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    Thats not a platonic relationship.

    Platonic relationship is that which you have between friends and family.
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    (Original post by Ladipidoo)
    I think he means having a platonic relationship with a bf/gf.














    Actually, I'm confused myself now :lolwut:
    Unless you don't believe in even kissing your boyfriend or girlfriend (until marriage or whatever), then i don't think you can be platonic with them :woo:
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    (Original post by Lefty Leo)
    Unless you don't believe in even kissing your boyfriend or girlfriend (until marriage or whatever), then i don't think you can be platonic with them :woo:
    Can you not just do things like hugging etc. with a foybriend/firlgriend without kissing and snogging? That way it may be more appropriate.

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    (Original post by xps.systems)
    Can you not just do things like hugging etc. with a foybriend/firlgriend without kissing and snogging? That way it may be more appropriate.

    squish.
    Platonic means no sexual attraction. So if you both love or like each other and never act on, i'm pretty sure it's still platonic :unsure:

    Dictionary.com tells me it's :

    "purely spiritual; free from sensual desire, esp. in a relationship between two persons of the opposite sex."
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    (Original post by xps.systems)
    Can you not just do things like hugging etc. with a foybriend/firlgriend without kissing and snogging? That way it may be more appropriate.

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    Why would you just hug your foybriend/firlgriend if you only get to see them 3-4 times a year? :headfire:

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    (Original post by Ladipidoo)
    Why would you just hug your foybriend/firlgriend if you only get to see them 3-4 times a year? :headfire:

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    Well if they are very busy with stuff then it will be difficult. Often me and the other person may not get leave at the same time (I only have 20 days annual leave from work and much has to be taken round exam time).

    Also, the other person could be somebody who you once had a professional relationshippy with like a headteacher so that is why a platonic one would be preferable so that cordiality is maintained.

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    A platonic relationship is a friendship. OP hasn't grasped this.
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    (Original post by Olivia_Lightbulb)
    A platonic relationship is a friendship. OP hasn't grasped this.
    I think we need to beat the OP with birch twigs to teach him a lesson.

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    (Original post by Lefty Leo)
    I think we need to beat the OP with birch twigs to teach him a lesson.
    I quite agree. :yep:

    Maybe less of the 'twig' ...
 
 
 
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