Do Friends With Benefits Have Better Sex? Plus, Win Your Own Toyfriend!
An article published in The New York Times last month about the rise of "hooking up" has led to intense debate on whether or not the "friends with benefits" dynamic can ever really work.
Have you ever had a friends with benefits relationship? Or do you think sex is better with an emotional attachment?
Whether or not you're a believer in the "FWB" arrangement, we're giving you the chance to win a Toyfriend of your very own!
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Read on for the best FWB articles from around the web...
- It may or may not guarantee better sex, but friends with benefits relationships are certainly on the rise. According to a recent survey by Match.com, 47% of single adults have had a casual sexual relationship. Would you ever consider getting a hook-up buddy? ['Friends With Benefits' Relationships On The Rise - Your Tango]
- Turns out casual hook-ups may actually be safer than sleeping with a regular partner - at least, when it comes to protection. A study showed friends with benefits are more likely to use condoms during sex. [Friends With Benefits Have Safer Sex, Study Finds - Huffington Post]
- If the thought of having a friend with benefits is exciting but you're in a relationship, try indulging your fantasy with an erotic book like One Night Only Erotic Encounters (right), a collection of short stories edited by Violet Blue. With erotic stories by bestselling authors Rachel Kramer Bussell and Alison Tyler, this riveting collection explores one night stands and casual sex to ignite your imagination.
- It's true that you can find just about anything online - including a detailed guide of how to have a FWB relationship. While I don't think relationships can be planned out so precisely, this article makes some good points about how to handle an open relationship. Do you have any advice for people interested in exploring casual relationships? [How to Start a Friends With Benefits Relationship - WikiHow]
Our Video of the Week comes compliments of Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory, who tries to get his head around the notion of friends with benefits.
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