Do Men and Women Do Friendship Differently? Research helps explain differences and similarities in women and men friends.

July 18, 2018


Professor Geoff Greif is quoted in a recent Psychology Today story that explores How Men and Women Do Friendship Differently.


Greif, author of Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships, describes research that contradicts the claim that men’s friendships are less emotionally intimate than women’s, and in fact, that suggests that “the ability of men or women to receive support from others may be, in the final analysis, linked more to one’s genes than to one’s gender.” 




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