6 Ways to Maintain Friends with Benefits
Friends with benefits can have great sex. But do you know the risks?
Tip No. 3: Set Guidelines
You both need to be honest about how you’re feeling to avoid drama. “Communication is key, even when you feel awkward,” stresses Burton. “Set rules that work for exclusivity and anything else, but a) agree to them, and b) stick to them.” The same San Jose State study found that 15% of FWB setups sour when feelings develop. “The point is to have fun, and not get attached,” Burton says. “Feelings won’t go away, they’ll get stronger.”