How can I get a platonic male friend that only wants to email?
I’m a single woman but I’m not looking for a relationship or to flirt online. I’m just looking for a male who can carry on a conversation and doesn’t mind if we never meet.
My story: When I was growing up, there were only boys in my neighborhood so all of my friends were guys and they treated me as just one of the guys. Then we grew older, they got girlfriends and I voluntarily stopped hanging out with them because of the vibes that I got from the girlfriends. I can understand. We’ve always kind of kept in touch but I kept it short – like just passing on information about a mutual friend or something – if they were in a relationship – my choice. A couple of decades later and most of them are married but they meet up once a month to shoot some pool and have dinner and they invite me. I still feel like I have to refuse because of a comment made by one of them about his wife being in a bad mood when she found out that I had been invited.
So I try to have platonic relationships with guys that I happen to meet and it starts out okay but after a while it always ends up that the guy doesn’t want to keep it that way. Now I feel that the only way that I’m going to be able to have a platonic relationship with a guy is long distance through email. I just don’t know how to go about doing that. Please don’t suggest Craigslist because the males posting under “strictly platonic” obviously don’t know what that word means. I have female friends but it’s not the same thing talking to a female. Maybe it’s because I grew up with boys that I just seem to relate to them better. So I was wondering if anyone had any knowledge about how to do this or what site to use.
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