Friendship dynamics: platonic friendships don't work...

Friends are often referred to as the 'family we get to choose'. They are the people we turn to when we need advice, they are also the people we'd be devastated to lose.

While some would rather do without the drama that comes with friendships, others are pure 'ride or dies' who stay by your side at the best and worst times.

702/Cape Talk's Eusebius McKaiser (standing in for Redi Tlhabi) asked callers to share their thoughts regarding the matter.

Listen to the comments below:

Cross-gender friendships don't work. Sometimes emotions start to grow between the parties. In my case, having a female friend ended up a disaster.

Peter, caller

We've fought, we've taken each others' girlfriends, we've had political differences and we're still friends.

Palasiyo, caller

This article first appeared on 702 : Friendship dynamics: platonic friendships don't work...


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