There's a lot of pros and cons to having a friend with benefits – it works for some, doesn't work for most. Here are the expectations of having a friend with reality….and what you actually get.
1. No Strings Attached
Sex all the time whenever you feel like it.
Hook ups occur randomly, usually after a drunken night out, nothing is ever clearly defined.
2. “We’re just friends”
This is a simple thing that doesn’t need to be defined *Shrugs*
Having to constantly define your ‘friendship’ to all your friends. (the ones you don’t have sex with..)
3. ”I’m totally in control of this arrangement”
I can stay emotionally unattached to this person
I am not a robot and am in danger of falling for this person. Crap.
4. User or the one being used?
I’m happy with this arrangement where I sleep with this person whenever I like.
I'm getting a little jealous and I can't stop it.
4. Comfortable or too comfortable?
It’s nice to feel totally at home with someone.
This person just farted in front of me. This is not okay.
5. The fine line between being a friend with benefits and a booty call
This is a balanced, equal arrangement.
They only ever call you late at night and when you try to arrange it they are always busy . “Holy crap, I’m a booty call”
6. How healthy is it to be a FWB?
I like this situation but have no idea how long it will continue for..
Is this actually stopping me from moving to a better place in my life?
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