Get Over Yourselves, Boys: Study Says Men Often Wrongly Assume Female Friends Like Them Romantically
12:30 pm, July 23rd | by Laura Donovan
Yet a new study in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships finds that this phenomenon is common among dudes, who tend to be “more attracted to their female friend than vice versa” and incorrectly believe their lady buds want to date them. Sounds like men are the ones doing all the crushing here, and there’s no doubt in my mind that they boast to their fellow bros about having the affection of some chick — only to eventually figure out their theory is totally off.
The next time a new female pal asks to get coffee to catch up and chat, don’t jump to the conclusion that she’s merely looking to bone you. You’re more likely to be hoping for this than she is.