Monday, July 21, 2014

M3 Bear Essentials: Is "Friends with Benefits" Healthy?

Wikipedia describes the phenomenon known as "Friends with Benefits" as a a physical and emotional relationship between two people who may have casual sex or a near-sexual relationship without necessarily demanding or expecting the extra commitments of a more formal romantic relationship.[1] Some interpret these actions as "Playing House", going through the movements of a relationship without all the accoutrements of a committed a relationship and "Booty Calls", people who you contact for the sole purpose of sexual interaction, sometimes permeate into these arrangements. But can any of it be healthy in terms of eventually finding a soul mate? M3 Contributors Vaughne Smith, Malcolm Travers, Breeze Vincinz and special guest Ali Lopez muse on modern day dating within the bear community and how beneficial and/or detrimental friends with benefits can be trying find true love. (Article: Is a "Friends With Benefits" Relationship Healthy?")

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1. Friends with Benefits referred to as Casual Sexual Relationship