friendship with benefits

friendship with benefits

A friendship or acquaintance in which the partners engage in casual sexual activity but are not in a formal, committed relationship with one another. After two long, ultimately painful relationships, I'm just looking for friendship with benefits these days.
See also: benefit, friendship
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Coleen says It sounds to me like you're hoping your "friendship with benefits" is going to turn into something serious.
After a surprisingly smooth start, however, this unlikely bonding (which quickly evolves into a friendship with benefits) turns rocky.
Thanks to your article, I just ended a 1 1/2-year relationship (which turned out to be a friendship with benefits for him).
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