7th August 2010
If ex public schoolboys are “the most screwed-up socioethnic sub-group”, it’s no wonder we struggle to find male friends.
I wish I’d married a man,” a friend said to me. He sighed: “There’d still be no sex but there’d be more conversation.” I’d been up very early and I’d texted him saying “Let’s talk”, because there was business to be done: a sailing weekend to plan, a catch-up on our family dramas, some advice I needed on some work. And here we were, an hour into that chat and still with half-a-dozen enticing alleys to wander down. We had to stop: there were children stirring, cups of tea to take to wives in bed.
Read on at Times Online