Platonic love

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Related to Platonic relationship: Platonic love
a pure, spiritual affection, subsisting between persons of opposite sex, unmixed with carnal desires, and regarding the mind only and its excellences; - a species of love for which Plato was a warm advocate.

See also: Platonic

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However, now that their feelings for one another are out in the open, the two may find it difficult to carry on a platonic relationship knowing they feel the same way about each other.
Clifford initially claimed she had sex with Trump once and then carried on a subsequent yearslong platonic relationship.
Meanwhile, another survey has shown 96% of us have a "work" wife or husband with whom they have a supportive platonic relationship.
I introduced them to each other to emphasise the fact that what Elly and I have is a platonic relationship.
He wanted them to have a platonic relationship based on respect and support that (though they were living together) had no romantic undertones and was not headed in a sexual direction.
Majority of the respondents (more than 57 percent) of the survey, be it male or female, have no qualms in accepting that these encounters are more about satiating the urge for physical intimacy than developing a platonic relationship.
Dear Coleen I'VE always maintained a platonic relationship with my male best friend of seven years.
If it's a platonic relationship you're referring to having with this guy, then no vestige of romance should be in its DNA.
But in a flash one day, his platonic relationship with fellow psychotherapist Amanda Blake becomes a new, uncertain thing.
However, traveller Prenna meets Ethan with whom she has an affectionate, supportive but platonic relationship.
For weekly stars call 15609 11445 Gemini May 22 - June 20 A platonic relationship steers into romantic waters.
After leaving Lancashire for London in search of her long-lost brother, Lily (Deyn) starts a platonic relationship with a lesbian who offers her a room and is robbed by a homeless girl as she plasters the capital with missing posters while suffering violent fits.