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The Best Qualities in a Friend with Benefits

Updated October 12, 2018 12.7k votes 1.2k voters 23.8k views24 items

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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    528
    35

    Respectful

  • 2
    559
    45

    You're Into the Same Things Sexually

  • 3
    599
    54

    No STDs

  • 4
    493
    44

    Honest

  • 5
    593
    75

    They Like to Have Fun

  • 6
    408
    51

    Reliable

  • 7
    407
    57

    Someone You Know

  • 8
    390
    63

    Communicative

  • 9
    438
    79

    They Aren't Jealous

  • 10
    536
    123

    Attractive

  • 11
    377
    70

    Has Their Own Place

  • 12
    533
    134

    They Can Keep a Secret

  • 13
    336
    69

    Lives Close By

  • 14
    494
    138

    Discrete

  • 15
    321
    68

    They Have A Similar Schedule

  • 16
    348
    81

    They Use Birth Control

  • 17
    446
    135

    Independent

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    419
    156

    They Aren't Needy

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    378
    165

    Sexually Unencumbered

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    360
    174

    Occasionally Likes to Cuddle

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    233
    146

    They Don't Get Personal

  • 22
    211
    178

    You Share No Mutual Friends

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    341
    423

    Sexually Experienced

  • 24
    155
    225

    They Don't Want to Sleep Over