Friendship-averse, or plato-averse, is a friendship stance that describes an individual who is repulsed by the idea of personally engaging in platonic activity. The term is commonly used by aplatonic spectrum individuals, but is not exclusive to this community or platonicity.
Friendship-averse individuals may find the idea of personally engaging in platonic activity undesirable, uninteresting, uncomfortable, or generally unwanted. They do not feel the same way about platonic interaction that does not involve themselves, and may feel favorable or indifferent towards platonic interaction as a concept. Friendship-averse individuals may be fine with or interested in discussing platonic topics, telling platonic jokes, or consuming platonic media.
This term has existed in some form in the aplatonic community and was recoined for the purpose of providing a concrete source by AnonymousHermitCrab on the subreddit r/asexuality on April 27th, 2022.