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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They identified the creation of personal boundaries with regard to right and wrong behaviour as one of the most liberating changes they experienced as a result of participating in the FWB program:
One of the enduring effects of the FWB program is the friendship and support networks that program participants developed based on common values and norms about right and wrong behaviour:
This paper has presented, in some depth, the kinds of changes FWB participants in Alice Springs were able to make as a result of their involvement in the program.
However, although these "pioneer" FWB participants did not necessarily have major alcohol and drug problems themselves, they were nevertheless seriously affected by other peoples' addictive behaviours.
There were no significant differences in the percent of women and men reporting involvement in a FWB relationship.
Continued analysis of the data revealed other significant differences between women and men respondents in regard to various aspects of the FWB relationship.
1%) to view their current FWB relationship as an emotional relationship.
000) more likely than women to agree that "I would like to have more than one FWB relationship going on at the same time" (34.
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