- Definitions of Central Concepts 301
- Theoretical Accounts of Gendered Patterns 303
- Sex, Gender, and Friendship 306
- Sex, Gender, and Romantic Relationships 307
- Conclusions 311
Sex differences in personal relationships have become hot topics in both popular and academic circles. John Gray dominates the popular book market with his pronouncement that women and men are from different planets. Less in the limelight and less well compensated are scholars such as Aries (1998) who assert that women and men are more alike than different. In between the ...