I have close male and female friends that I discuss relationships in detail with, on the whole I am fascinated with sex and relationships.
There is a scene in the film City Slickers that always makes me smile:
Phil: So, do you hate baseball?
Bonnie: No, I like baseball. I just never understood how you guys could spend so much time discussing it. I mean, I've been to games, but I don't memorize who played third base for
Pittsburgh in 1960.
Mitch: Don Hoak.
Phil and Ed: Don Hoak.
Mitch: Beat you.
Bonnie: See, that's exactly what I mean.
Phil: So, what do you and your friends talk about, out there?
Bonnie: Well, real life. Relationships. Are they working, are they not. Who she's seeing, is
Ed: No contest, we win.
Ed: Honey, if that were as interesting as baseball, they'd have cards for it and sell it with gum.Ironically nowadays we do have a current almost uneasy interest with [celebrity] relationships brought to us happily, a little too happily by magazines such as Hello, OK and Grazia...