Anonymous asked in Family & RelationshipsSingles & Dating · 1 decade ago

What does a platonic relationship mean?

8 Answers

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    "Platonic love in its modern popular sense is an affectionate relationship into which the sexual element does not enter, especially in cases where one might easily assume otherwise. A simple example of platonic relationships is a deep, non-sexual friendship between two heterosexual people of the opposite sexes."

    Also some people use the term to mean that even if they want to have a love relationship with the loved or admired person they know is an impossible and unrealistic goal, for example a girl who claim to be "in love with" or admire a movie star.

  • 1 decade ago

    A platonic relationship is when you have a really close freind, whether it be male or female that you can do what other people might consider "a bit more than friends". for example sharing a bed and maybe having a cuddle, but no more. To put it slightly better, a really close friendship that does not include anything sexual.

  • 1 decade ago

    Sexless!! Most people that abstain, but have great relation-

    ships w/ opposite sex. If you're seeing a person of the opposite sex regularly and not having sex....this is platonic!

  • 7 years ago

    I agree with Clarkey

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  • happy
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    It simply means the friendship kind.

  • 1 decade ago

    i was looking for an anwser tooo

  • 1 decade ago

    Intimate and affectionate, but not sexual.

    Source(s): Oxford English Dictionary
  • 1 decade ago

    it means your not getting laid

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