What is bromance?



According to urban dictionary, bromance is “the complicated love and affection shared by two straight males”. In this intimate male friendships, they are allowed to share secrets and even express love to each other openly. It is essentially the same kind of relationship that girls share with their ‘BFF’. Opposing to the stereotypical views of how a male same-sex friendships are like, bromance has now been more socially accepted as they can display more affections to each other. As quoted from Time, bromance requires “emotional connection and personality” but never sexual attraction.