Obviously it's important to keep your female friends on the judge's panel too, but the way your new guy behaves around your male pals says a lot about his character and your compatibility.If your only relationships with men are through bad dates, it's not going to give you the best perspective on their gender as a whole.The site, called “Jess, Meet Ken” works like this: A woman creates a profile for a man she likes but isn’t interested in dating.Other women check out these profiles and, if any of the guys catch their eye, they contact the user who posted the profile to learn more about that man.Having a solid dude in your life who cares about you (but doesn't need to hit it to show that he cares) is a great way not to devolve into misandry and to remember that no, not all guys are jerks.Want more of Bustle's Sex and Relationships coverage?
In order to investigate the viability of truly platonic opposite-sex friendships—a topic that has been explored more on the silver screen than in the science lab—researchers brought 88 pairs of undergraduate opposite-sex friends into…a science lab.Years ago, Ken’s best friend Adele created a dating profile for him on an old website similar to Jess, Meet Ken.Jess, who was on the site to create a profile for a co-worker, came across Ken’s page and reached out to Adele about him. According to their website, the Deckingers got married four years later and now have three little girls. I feel very blessed to have met Jess and to have our family, and we are really excited to be able to offer that to people,” Ken Deckinger told the Daily News.Women who have close guy friends may be misunderstood at times, but their opposite sex relationships don't diminish their love for their female friends or make them a traitor to sisterhood.
When it comes to dating in particular, sometimes a male voice can really help cut through the noise.Not that you need sex advice from a man to succeed, thank you very much, but when you're in a tenuous situation, say, with a gentleman who might be acting weird in the bedroom, your guy friend will probably be able to guide you so that you don't completely humiliate the guy when trying to address the issue.