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How do friends, especially friends of the opposite sex, impact a relationship? Is there a negative impact if one partner has a good friend of the opposite sex? During the many hours spent coaching couples, Matt has learned that marriage is fragile and it doesn't take much to create a rift between partners. Friends of the opposite sex can easily become that rift. Marriage is already complicated enough and when a close friend of the opposite sex is introduced, it can create problems and make strengthening marriage more difficult. CLICK HERE to hear more about friends and marriage. (Depending on the speed of your internet connection, this could take a few minutes to download the audio.)