It may be weird to fathom that men can have a very close friendship with another man just like women do. Some may think it is strange how two men can have such a strong bond, even though they have girlfriends or wives. This close friendship is none other than a bromance.
It is not a bad thing if a male is in a bromance, as this type of friendship should not harm any other relationship a guy is in. When the boys get together, they usually do activities that exclude females such as fishing, going to the pub, going to the gym or attending sporting events. These are usually activities that females do not like to do, so it is great that a male can do them with a male companion. This time also gives males the opportunity to talk about boy stuff and things that girls don’t want to talk about.
Typically, a bromance is between males that have known each other for a long time. Usually a bromance begins before they had partners, but it is not uncommon for a bromance to begin after they have met their soul mate.
Females should always be accepting of this type of bond. It is healthy for a man to be in a bromance, as it gives his partner time to spend with her friends. It keeps other relationships healthy as you are not always in each other’s face.
It is normal for a guy to have a close bond with another, as it is usually due to their similar interests. Never be threatened, as it is just like any other friendship a female has with another. There is no reason to be jealous or feel intimidated from the friendship.
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Bromances are everywhere in popular culture dating back decades. Below are my top 5 movies that show the bromance in action, which will help you understand the importance of it.
1. Ocean’s 11
2. I Love You, Man
3. The Toy Story 2
4. Lethal Weapon
5. The Hangover