Posts tagged "friends with benefits"

Girl Talk: I’m In The Market For A FWB

Here is a fact: I have never had a f**k buddy/friend with benefits. This is likely for the same reason it’s become common knowledge that I am incapable of having a one-night stand without getting a case of the sadz — I cannot stop myself from associating sex with love. The nature of a f**k…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 15, 2010

Ashton Kutcher Is Ready To Slip Natalie Portman The Tongue

Don’t worry — Ashton hasn’t left Demi Moore for a younger woman. He and Natalie Portman are just filming a scene for their movie “Friends With Benefits.” Closeups of people kissing make me feel weird. [Marina del Rey, CA, 5/14/10]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 14, 2010

25 Signs You’re Not Actually Dating

Remember when you were in high school and college and dating really just meant “hanging out”? Once you reach a certain age — ahem, 21, when you can legally go out to a restaurant and order a bottle of wine — the definition of dating becomes much, much simpler. In order to be dating someone,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 13, 2010

If You’ve Got One “Friend With Benefits,” You Probably Have Two

Another day, another wasteful scientific study about “hooking up.” According to a new University of Iowa study on ““The Contexts of Sexual Involvement and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships,” people who are engaged in a “friends with benefits” relationship are more likely to have sex with other people outside that relationship. In other words, a bunch of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 10, 2010

Justin Timberlake Wants To Be Your “Friends With Benefits”

Usually, this story would just be about Justin Timberlake landing a role in a new film called “Friends With Benefits.” But there is a bigger issue here, other than questioning whether JT can successfully act in something that isn’t “Saturday Night Live.” See, Justin’s “Friends With Benefits” is just one of three projects currently i…

By: Kelli Bender / April 8, 2010

Breaking News: Casual Sex Won’t Ruin Your Life!

Breaking news! Hooking up won’t lead to ruination, death by AIDS, and a locust plague. A recent study by University of Minnesota School of Public Health found young adults who had casual sex were in a no worse emotional state than ones who had sex in committed relationships.

Researchers spoke to 1,311 young…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 10, 2009

Dear Wendy: “I Want More From My F**k Buddy”

When I first met my good buddy, Zac, three years ago, I had a huge crush on him, but he let me know he didn’t feel the same and the feeling eventually went away. We’ve been on good terms since then, and recently we decided to become f**k buddies. Things have been going alright, and…

By: Wendy Atterberry / November 2, 2009

Dear Wendy: Is A Potential Relationship Worth Jeopardizing A Great Friendship?

I’m 23 years old and have been friends with a 26-year-old guy–let’s call him Ben–for about two years. We met online, and instantly hit it off. We started doing the unofficial dating thing for about four months before I talked to him about making it official, because for all intents and purposes we were bf/gf…

By: Wendy Atterberry / September 7, 2009

12 Bad Things We’d Rather Hear Than “We’re Just Friends”

Sex sells and Madonna’s made 500 million bucks at it. But even M, one of the most lusted after women in the world and is the author of a porn tome simply called Sex, can get the brush off by a boy toy. In a recent interview, Jesus Luz, Madonna’s supposed future husband, said, “She…

By: Simcha / May 27, 2009

Valentine’s Day: Screw Friends With Benefits

Friends with benefits? Been there, done that, and now, I can’t go for that! Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for free love, but there’s something about the repeat offense of a dude who will do you over and over again, hang out, and share his thoughts and feelings, but is too scared to say…

By: Simcha / February 13, 2009

Girl Talk: Friends With Benefits? I Don’t Think So

Not long ago, I met a guy that reminded me of that sexy NPR storyteller Ira Glass. Instantly, I fell in nerd-love with this doppelganger. After dating for a while, though, we realized we had only one thing in common: sex. So we decided to be friends with benefits. According to a Michigan State University

By: Simcha / December 7, 2008

Quickies!: Bounce, Bounce, Bounce

Finally, relief from sore thighs. The Bodybouncer takes the gravity out of sex. [Daily Bedpost]
The line between romance and friendship is very thin, so you have to ask that guy what his intentions are. Otherwise, you run the risk of being led on. And vice versa! [Dear Sugar]
Forget tips on surviving the stre…

By: Annika Harris / November 26, 2008
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