friend with benefits

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friend with benefits

A friend or acquaintance with whom one has casual sexual interactions without the commitment of a formal relationship. After two long, ultimately painful relationships, I'm just looking to find a friend with benefits these days. John says he and Susan are just friends with benefits, but I think he's falling for her.
See also: benefit, friend
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In a recent paper published by Jonason (2013), the functions of a One Night Stand, Booty Call, and Friends with Benefits were compared to serious committed romantic relationships.
FOR THE opening hour, Friends With Benefits rages against the cheesy tropes of Hollywood romantic comedies, decrying the use of soppy music to manipulate an audience''s emotions or the last-minute declarations of love that result in a Happy Ever After.
Friends With Benefits opens in UK cinemas on Friday September 9.
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I've said this many times, but the whole friends with benefits thing usually benefits one partner more than the other.
AH, the old friends with benefits dilemma - great in theory, not so great in practice as someone usually ends up wanting more and getting hurt.
Perhaps George Iain Duncan Smith, David Freud and Esther McVey are vying for an active role within the sequel to Benefits Street, perhaps entitled Friends With Benefits Street.
HEAD-HUNTER Jamie (Mila Kunis) persuades art director Dylan (Justin Timberlake, both right) to take a job at a New York magazine, and in the process strikes up a friendship with him in Friends with Benefits (Channel 4, 9pm, tonight) Eventually, the pals end up in bed together, but the relationship cynics vow to keep the arrangement strictly physical.
It's also a lot better than director Will Gluck's later movie, Friends With Benefits.
FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS THE STORY Friends Dylan (Justin Timberlake) and Jamie (Mila Kunis) have had enough of bad relationships.
FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS (15, 109mins) 6/10 CORPORATE headhunter Jamie (Mila Kunis) woos talented website director Dylan (Justin Timberlake) to New York with a view to securing his employment at GQ magazine.
And so they agree to be friends with benefits, calling and texting each other for physical gratification with the understanding that they don''t have to worry about the awkwardness of post-coital conversation or sneaking out before breakfast.
In addition to structural changes, the second edition incorporates the latest research on date initiation, cohabitation, friends with benefits, affectionate communication, identity in interracial relationships, and the effects of conflict and divorce on children.
1980/PG) Friends With Benefits Film4, 9pm Romantic comedy, starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis, in which a pair of relationship cynics with an undeniable attraction to one another agree to put feelings aside and embark on a purely physical frisson.
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