"Wherever you go, leave your inhibitions at the door and bring a piping-hot seed of conversation."
What people should avoid is going out under the pretense that you’re being forced to spend time with one another and thus choosing to spend the entire time pounding domestics and eyeing the room around you to ensure no one gets "the wrong idea."
It's time to date your bro, bro
Wherever you go, leave your inhibitions at the door and bring a piping-hot seed of conversation. Don’t be afraid of talking about important topics, don’t be afraid to show affection, and don’t act like there’s a gun at your temple the entire time.
Friendships can be just as intimate and in need of attention and care as relationships with women (or men, of course) where sex is involved,. Let's treat them as such! Friends are hard to come by, and the root of friendship is a mutual interest in an broad array of topics.