friends with benefits

Jul 26, 2018

Boy Bye! 5 Reasons You Should Never Be Friends With Your Ex

Steer clear of the "friends with an ex" trap!

Jan 23, 2017

To Be Or Not To Be: Friends With Benefits

That's what Hamlet meant, right?

Feb 27, 2014

Most Couples Have Slept With Their Weddings Guests (Because We're All Hoes)

Our open mindedness to friends-with-benefits lifestyles is coming around, once again, to bite us in the bum.

Let's Real Talk About Friends-With-Benefits Relationships [Watch Live!]

About 60 percent of college students say they've had at least one 'Friends-With-Benefits' relationship in their life. But what happens next? Does the friendship end together with the sex? When and how can it survive? We discuss here live at 3:15.

Feb 17, 2014

5 Things Everyone Needs to Demand From their Casual Hookup

Friends with benefits, hooking up, whatever you decide to call it -- gets messy. Sure, you get the "buddy and the boo," but tippy toeing around those invisible boundaries of "Am I wrong for feeling this way?" gets old.

Sep 25, 2013

Turning That Summer Fling Into the Real Thing [Diary of the Undateable]

What happens when your feelings extend past the fling? Or when your summer nights happened to be special in addition to steamy?

Sep 13, 2013

Jun 24, 2013

Can We Be More Than Slambuddies? [Ask A Dude]

I got to a point when I wanted sex, but not with someone I wasn't dating...and he didn't want to date me. Finally I caved. So now we're having sex but he's not cuddling anymore. Sometimes I feel like we really are friends and sometimes I just feel like a slambuddy.

Jun 17, 2013

5 Ways To Know You’re Just the Friend With Benefits

Does he think I'm his girlfriend? Is he my boyfriend? Or are we just friends with benefits?

Apr 1, 2013

How Do I Get Him To Go From FWB To BF? [Ask A Dude]

I'm 23 years old and have known this guy for about 4 years. I'm pretty sure he was into me for a while, but I only recently started to like him. Figures, now he doesn't feel that way about me anymore. What I do know is that he's sexually attracted to me. Besides that, we're still good friends.

Mar 23, 2013

6 Dos & Don’ts of Having a Spring Fling

No longer stuck inside because of the cold, winter couples are calling it quits and moving on to the coupling up that happens just around this time every year: the spring fling. Maybe it's the weather, or the soon-approaching end of the semester that's causing it. Whatever it is, the time for a fling is now.

Feb 15, 2013

Stats Prove Friends-With-Benefits is the New Dating

You can chalk this increase up to a number of facts. Personally, I think it may be due to the successes of the 2011 hit movies No Strings and Attached and the appropriately-titled Friends With Benefits. And the fact that Ashton Kutcher and Justin Timberlake starred in them.

Feb 7, 2013

A Valentine’s Day Card for “When You’re Kind of Together But It’s Not A Big Deal”

If I could boil down all my frustrations, my exasperated gchats with friends, my wine-fueled rants, my shower cry seshes into one Valentine's Day card, this would be it. Since when did caring -- and admitting to caring -- about someone become such a taboo act?

Jan 29, 2013

Help! I Sexted My Best Guy Friend [Ask Tuffy Luv]

There's always been a mutual sense of harmless flirting to our friendship, however, as we are both single. About a week ago, we were texting each other and the typical flirting began. But then the tone changed and we were suddenly sexting!

Dec 6, 2012

No, Not Every Guy is A Sex-Crazed Maniac [Sexy Time]

The very fact that friend-zoning is a thing that people buy into doesn't exactly poke holes in the theory that guys only care about women as long as there's the promise of a sexual relationship. Friend-zoning makes it sound like a platonic relationship is some sort of loser's consolation prize, instead of something worth cherishing.