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Ok...I've been up all night thinking about this. Don't beat up on me, but if let's say I'm leaning in such a way that makes me feel I want nice physical contact, but no long term commitment, would friends with benefits be the solution? Is it, or would it be so wrong? It may read like I'm only out for one thing, but really I'm almost thinking practical here. Sex seems like bad word/term/thing (sometimes) but can't it be sensitive, loving and caring even if it's temporary or fleeting? the one you're with? I don't know, just 3:30am thoughts after some booze.

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There's nothing inherently wrong with any sex between consenting adults. There are practical considerations, including STDs, and a tendency of the resulting hormone release to lead one of the partners to want "something more" than "just sex" (aka, "pair bonding" ). Also a tendency of some people to feel sex is ultimately empty / unsatisfying without commitment and deeper intimacy.

mordant Level 8 Jan 5, 2019

As long as a partner agrees to terms - no problem with any choices !


There is nothing wrong with it, but it will end abruptly when one of you meets someone you are serious about, and it will happen. I have been there and that is the way it ends. That is fine too. It is not that easy to find someone who would be happy with that arrangement. A lot of men would love to have that, women not so much.

Sticks48 Level 9 Jan 15, 2019
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