Is this some manly bonding thing I can't be a part of? Are you getting matching haircuts?
Tom has a theory that homosexuals and single women in their thirties have natural bonding: both being accustomed to disappointing their parents and being treated as freaks by society.
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The telling and hearing of stories is a bonding ritual that breaks through illusions of separateness and activates a deep sense of our collective interdependence.
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In my day you got married and spent one holiday with one set of in-laws and another with the others. None of this bonding business.
Primate and elephant and even pig societies show considerable evidence of care for others, parent-child bonding, solidarity in the face of danger, and so on.
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I was at one time a football wife, and there is a certain level of bonding that happens between women who are the wives of football players.
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