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male/female bonding

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmale/female bondingmale/female bondinginformal the activity of doing things with other people of the same sex, so that you feel good about being a man or a woman They’re in the bar again, doing some male bonding! bonding
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male/female bondingDo a little female bonding - go shopping or out for a big lunch with a friend.First, the male - female bonding is weakened owing to the low frequency of male interactions with most of his female companions.A whole series of male clubs sprang up which emphasised the elements of male bonding.Anticipated here is that always unstable disjunction between identification and desire upon which male bonding depends.
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