- Another form of casual, no-strings-attached relationship.
- Despite of sexual relationship, try not to fall in love.
You cannot deny that talks about “friends with benefits” increased in the last few years. The concept of ‘friends with benefits’ is becoming increasingly popular. And somehow it all sounds too good to be true.
Friends with benefits is an amazing deal; buy one get one free. Enjoy the right moments of togetherness and the benefits of a sexual partnership. The best part is, you are answerable to none. It is like, rubbing and getting rubbed; you do not have to answer anyone and you don’t have to make someone understand about your future plans; plans of getting serious.
Well, many civilizations have already crossed the finishing line, while others are at a few minutes’ distance. Friends with benefits is an indisputable demand of the time. Nowadays, regardless of age, we all want to keep our secrets doors open, be it at work or in private.
There are people who see no difference in “friend with benefits or sex without love” and “one night stand.” Let me tell you, it’s not the same. One night stand is for a night only, whereas friends with benefits is something that stays for a longer duration unless friends are benefited from each other.
Why ‘friends with benefits’ are mainly about sexual benefits? There is a simple logic behind it and we cannot ignore that. More than ninety percent of friendships between men and women are based on sexual benefits. No can deny the role played by sexual attraction behind the friendships.
I may be wrong with my assumption, but I personally feel that love, eroticism, and lust are powerful emotions. We must not underestimate the power of these emotions.
No wonder, there are people for whom this kind of relationship is no strange thing. It all sounds so great. You have fun together, you understand yourself well and you have no obligations. The benefits of a relationship without the disadvantages. But, the truth, however, is quite different.
Usually, friends with benefits are only good enough until one of the two falls in love with a third person or start an affair with a third person. In most cases, I have seen people getting hurt or feeling deceived. Despite having a clear idea of their relationship, they feel bad.
You may have a good time with your friends with benefit, but at the later stage, you got to suffer a lot. I have heard this from many.
I have seen people, who have fallen in love with a “friend” in the course of a friendship. But, for the person they are in love with, they are nothing more than a ‘friend with benefits.’ Friends with Benefits never goes well.