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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? Hippie-ish...love the one you're with? I don't know, just 3:30am thoughts after some booze.

By Ron_R7
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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
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I had a FWB relationship that worked. It was very affectionate, and it satisfied both of us.

@Ron_R Our biggest problem is that she lives an hour away and works wierd hours.

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I am totally with you on this brother.

jlynn37 Level 8 Jan 5, 2019
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