Posts tagged "friends with benefits"

Can’t “Friends With Benefits” Get Some Respect?

Single. In a relationship. Engaged. Married. “It’s complicated.” When it comes to declaring your relationship status on social networking sites, there always a handful of options, but the latter is the only one that hints to a situation that strays from traditional coupling up. How unfair. Shouldn’t, say, “Friends With Benefits” be an option?

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 5, 2011

Movie Trailer Mash-Up: “Friends With No Strings Attached Benefits”

For months and months now, various blogs, including The Frisky, have pointed out the incredible similarities between the movies “No Strings Attached” (currently out on DVD) and “Friends With Benefits” (coming out July 11). Two attractive, urban twentysomething friends start having casual sex and deal with the hilarious consequences. These two films even fought

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2011

The 9 Types Of Pre-Exclusive Relationships

One of the most frequently asked questions in the world of dating has got to be “If they’re not your significant other, than what the hell are they?” Well, pre-exclusive relationships (or PXRs) don’t have to be a frustrating grey area anymore. Here’s a handy guide to the 9 most common types of PXRs, all…

Scott Alden / June 29, 2011

Friends With Benefits: Awesome When It Works, Even Though It Usually Doesn’t

Full Disclosure: I was asked by our sponsor to host a discussion where two bloggers provide the male – the uber masculine gentleman, ahem, cad behind The Superficial – and female perspectives – that would be moi – on having “friends with benefits.” (If you haven’t figured out what the movie is yet, here’s a hint: I

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 27, 2011

Justin Timberlake Says “Friends With Benefits” May Be Your Only Opportunity To See Him Naked

“It was fun, but I can’t say I’m going to be butt-naked in a movie again. I only did it because I’m young now, and everything’s where it’s supposed to be. I figured this is the time, before gravity gets the best of me.”
Justin Timberlake talks to Vanity Fair all about his sex scene…

Justin Timberlake Says Beware Of Friends With Benefits Arrangements

“It’s a really good idea until it becomes a bad idea. It probably becomes a bad idea really fast. If you’re going to be intimate with someone, at some point somebody’s going to feel something.”
Justin Timberlake gives some wise words of warning to anyone thinking about hooking up with a friend, like he and…

“Friends With Benefits,” The Other Movie By A “Black Swan” Star About Shtupping A Friend


Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher didn’t get great reviews for their romantic comedy, “No Strings Attached.” Now, we bring you the complete trailer for “Friends with Benefits,” Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake’s nearly identical movie. And, uh, it looks really cute. I like that in this movie, both characters have gone through…

Girl Talk: Friends With Benefits Didn’t Work For Me

It was summer when Andrew and I met. He was a straight-edge hipster DJ—a slutty vegan in organic American Apparel underwear. We had sex the first night we met, the kind of sex that is so good it seems choreographed. The kind that reminds you what kissing is—all catching your heart and secret parts of…

Rachel White / March 15, 2011

Cee Lo Is “Having More Sex Than The Average Man”

“I’m definitely having more sex than the average man. Yes, two or three women a night, trust me. The other day I slept with two women — not at the same time — because I was at home and they missed me. But you know, these are my friends; we missed each other. So I…

Jessica Wakeman / March 15, 2011

Girl Talk: I’m Not Looking For Casual Sex

Right after Ex-Mr. Jessica and I broke up around New Year’s, Tom*, a friend I’ve had for about four years asked if I wanted to go down to Washington, D.C., and visit him to get my mind off the breakup. I assumed there might be an ulterior motive there, but I was in pulling-my-hair-out, “Who…

Jessica Wakeman / March 1, 2011

No Strings Attached: How Not To Be A Friend With Benefits

There are times in every woman’s life where her body wants either what her heart can’t handle or her brain knows better. You know the drill — you want a man, but not a relationship. Or, more to the point, you want some loving, but don’t want any complications. All the booty; none of the…

Judy McGuire / January 24, 2011

Dear Wendy: “My Guy Friend Wants To Sleep With Me”

It’s time again for “Shortcuts.” For every question, I’ll give my advice in three sentences or less, because sometimes the answer to a person’s question is so obvious and the need to hear it so great, being as clear and frank as possible is simply the best way to go. Today we discuss guy friend…

Wendy Atterberry / November 5, 2010

15 Signs You’re More Than Just Friends

A couple weeks ago, I posted a list of 15 signs you’re just friends to help those of you in male-female friendships determine whether your pal is strictly a pal and nothing more. If you’re still feeling a little unsure what the status of your relationship is, maybe today’s list will help you a little…

Wendy Atterberry / August 31, 2010

Dear Wendy: “Is My FWB In Denial About Our Relationship?”

I’ve had a “friends with benefits” situation with a male friend of mine for the last few months. I recently told him that I had feelings for him, but that I was in no way interested in acting on those feelings, as I know that he is not wanting a “gf/bf relationship” right now. After…

Wendy Atterberry / August 26, 2010

The Science Of The Booty Call

Evolutionary psychologist Peter K. Jonason thinks he has this whole friends with benefits thing figured out. Annoyed by seeing only the extremes of one-night stands and marriage being studied, Jonason decided to take a step into the gray area of researching what he calls “the booty call relationship.” The end product is a paper called…

Kelli Bender / August 9, 2010

Justin Timberlake Stands Out Even In Times Square

Justin Timberlake was in Times Square to shoot “Friends with Benefits,” a film co-starring Mila Kunis. Justin appears to be standing in the middle of a huge dance sequence. Hopefully, he will get to boogie too. [NYC, 8/6/10]…

Annika Harris / August 6, 2010

Dear Wendy: “My Husband Won’t Stop Bragging About His Package”

It’s time again for “Shortcuts.” For every question, I’ll give my advice in two sentences or less, because sometimes the answer to a person’s question is so obvious and the need to hear it so great, being as clear and frank as possible is simply the best way to go. Today we discuss braggart husbands,…

Wendy Atterberry / August 6, 2010

Mila Kunis And Justin Timberlake Are Friends With Benefits

Shooting “Friends with Benefits” in New York City today, actress Mila Kunis tries to pretend she doesn’t need to pee while costar Justin Timberlake tries to figure out how big he can make the crotch pooch in his pants. As for the movie, it’s about “a headhunter [who] recruits a magazine editor and since each…

Susannah Breslin / July 20, 2010

Will A-Rod’s Part In The Movie “Friends With Benefits” Be A Home Run?

As if New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez needed any more celebrities surrounding him, it’s recently been announced that he will have a small part in the movie “Friends With Benefits.” The film stars Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis as—surprise, surprise—two buddies who causally boink. And no, this is not a cameo—he will actually be acting.

Kelli Bender / July 14, 2010