Watch more Relationship Survival Guide videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/525-Rel…
Subscribe to Howcast’s YouTube Channel – http://bit.ly/uLaHRS
Need a little loving? That’s what friends are for.
Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://bit.ly/ytmainplaylists
Subscribe to Howcast’s other YouTube Channels:
Howcast Dance & Entertainment Channel – http://bit.ly/vmB86i
Howcast Family Channel – http://bit.ly/16dz9oH
Howcast Food & Drink Channel – http://bit.ly/umBoJX
Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel – http://bit.ly/vbbNt3
Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel – http://bit.ly/vKjUjm
Howcast Tech Channel – http://bit.ly/rx9FwR
Howcast Video Games Channel – http://bit.ly/tYKKrk
Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more.
Step 1: Pick a partner
Choose a partner who shares your desire for sex that’s completely devoid of emotion. Consider an acquaintance who isn’t part of your inner circle to avoid awkward moments among mutual friends.
Step 2: Get grounded
Set ground rules at the outset to help maintain consistent expectations for the friends with benefits relationship, such as how and when to get in touch with each other and whether sleepovers are acceptable.
Don’t ask about other people they’re seeing, and don’t talk about other people you’re seeing.
Step 3: Don’t be date-y
Avoid activities and situations that befit a serious relationship. Don’t indulge in romantic meals, introduce your FWB to your family, or make them your plus-1 to social events.
Step 4: Enjoy yourself
Have fun having sex. Take advantage of the friendly setting and the fact that you’re not emotionally invested to try out new sexual positions and explore fantasies.
No matter how well you know your friend — even if you’re having sex with an ex — always use protection.
Step 5: Know thyself
Developing real feelings? Don’t worry: it’s totally natural for repeated physical contact to lead to emotional intimacy, even in a friends with benefits scenario. Discuss your feelings and be willing to walk away if you’re not on the same page — you went into this as friends, so you might as well leave as friends, too.
Did You Know?
In a study of young adults, over twice as many males as females reported that their last partner was casual.