The Best Qualities in a Friend with Benefits

Sometimes, when you don’t want to be in a long-term relationship, but you still feel the need for some sexual healing, what you might need is a friend with benefits. As simple as it may seem, becoming friends with benefits without falling into the trap of a relationship is hard to do. The friends with benefits rules are murky and a little confusing, but as long as you and your f*ck buddy are on the same page, things should go swimmingly. Whether your FWB is a man or a woman, you still want them to have the same characteristics. Keep scrolling down to get the low down on the best qualities of a friend with benefits.

Sometimes it can be hard to define friends with benefits. How often do you call? Should you buy your buddy dinner? Are you supposed to let them stay the night? More than likely, everyone has probably been in a situation similar to friends with benefits, meaning that everyone has hooked up with someone a few times without the relationship moving beyond hanging out and getting down. Usually, if you find yourself wanting to give your friends with benefits definition, that means your f*ck buddies scenario is coming to an end. In order to keep your FWB situation rolling, check out this list of qualities that make up the best kind of friend with benefits.

Vote up the qualities that you think best make up a friend with benefits, and then add the characteristics that you’d like to find in your very own eff buddy.
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  • They Like to Have Fun
    1

    They Like to Have Fun

  • Respectful
    2

    Respectful

  • You're Into the Same Things Sexually
    3

    You're Into the Same Things Sexually

  • No STDs
    4

    No STDs

  • Attractive
    5

    Attractive

  • They Can Keep a Secret
    6

    They Can Keep a Secret

  • Honest
    7

    Honest

  • Discrete
    8

    Discrete

  • Independent
    9

    Independent

  • Reliable
    10

    Reliable

  • They Aren't Needy
    11

    They Aren't Needy

  • Someone You Know
    12

    Someone You Know

  • Sexually Unencumbered
    13

    Sexually Unencumbered

  • Communicative
    14

    Communicative

  • They Aren't Jealous
    15

    They Aren't Jealous

  • Occasionally Likes to Cuddle
    16

    Occasionally Likes to Cuddle

  • Has Their Own Place
    17

    Has Their Own Place

  • Lives Close By
    18

    Lives Close By

  • They Have A Similar Schedule
    19

    They Have A Similar Schedule

  • They Use Birth Control
    20

    They Use Birth Control

  • Sexually Experienced
    21

    Sexually Experienced

  • They Don't Get Personal
    22

    They Don't Get Personal

  • You Share No Mutual Friends
    23

    You Share No Mutual Friends

  • They Don't Want to Sleep Over
    24

    They Don't Want to Sleep Over