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male bonding

Psychology
The formation of a close relationship between men, which is usually understood to be nonsexual in nature.

male bonding

Psychology The formation of a close nonsexual relationship between 2 or more men; guy stuff. Cf Bonding.
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The film is about modern day male bonding, which is filled with humour and naughtiness," the director said about his film while shooting.
The flyer challenged me to imagine what it would be like if men of all ages understood 'my story' and I understood theirs; what it would be like if men routinely could draw on the wisdom of men of all ages; and what it would be like if storytelling was used as an initiation for male bonding.
Both the script and the actors have been whipped into shape by director Des McAnuff, who's always great at staging both male bonding and authentic rock music.
They roughhouse, amuse themselves with what's at hand (which isn't much--cardboard cartons, water escaping from an opened fire hydrant) and throw their arms around each other's shoulders in the universal language of male bonding.
We had the times of our lives, tons of male bonding and lots of mini-ramp sessions.
The commentary between essays often gets unreadably sentimental and the dutiful question-and-answer sections at the end of each chapter are more likely to induce snores than encourage curative male bonding or transcendent spiritual journeying.
The divorced Edmond begins an affair with his perplexed, vulnerable psychiatric patient Lorle (= "Lorelei") while patronizing Vern Gosling, a rustic figure living in the remote Sierra foothills of California, a virile paragon who can teach Edmond the ropes of male bonding.
relations and the limitations of male bonding," as Tom McSorley perceptively writes in Take One's Essential Guide to Canadian Film.
Carson also discusses Baldwin's use of music--specifically, his use of gospel songs--in his "Manhood, Musicality, and Male Bonding in Just Above My Head.
Two bishops of Chicago decided to forego this deathly episcopal male bonding.
Male reality and group interaction were palpable in the poker game, which was vigorously danced, with inventive use of the dinette set and power-packed solos of male bonding and competition.