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Study finds men are more comfortable than ever with being affectionate together

The rise of the ‘bromance’ means men are now more comfortable sharing their feelings with each other than the women in their lives.

New research has shown that men are also more comfortable with physical contact and even saying ‘I love you’ than ever before.

Relationship expert Samantha Jayne told Ross and John it’s predominantly men from Generation X.

‘It’s a wonderful thing,’ Ms Jayne said.

‘It helps men cope with stress and live longer, happier and healthier lives.’

Ms Jayne said the stigma associated with men being affectionate with each other has weakened.

‘It’s more socially acceptable because it’s in the movies. They’re realising it’s ok,’ she said.

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