So when I use the term girlfriend it actually means friends who are girls.
- I’m going out with my girlfriends.
- My girlfriend and I are going dancing tonight
But — this term is NOT interchangeable when discussing friends who are boys — we CANNOT say my boyfriends. What we say instead is my guy friends.
- I’m going to hang out with my guy friends
- I have a ton of guy friends.
So after clearing all of that up and having a little chuckle — he understood the difference.
Ha ha — do you?