A New Study Explains How Many People Can Actually Stay Friends Once They've Stopped Sleeping With Each Other

Dating can be both fun and a bit difficult. Sometimes you just want to have a little fun with someone, and who better than a friend you know and love already, but with whom you don't have to try so hard? It's a tried and true technique that typically ends just as quickly as it begins. But the question remains: What happens once the fling has done its thing and you're left to attempt to see each other with your clothes on again? friends with benefits According to a study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, the majority of those in a "friends with benefits" situation actually continue to be friends once the "with benefits" bit was over and done with. The researches of the study recruited 308 college students in order to discover what happens to a FWB relationship minus the WB. What they discovered is that 50 percent said they were able to not just continue on being friends, but actually stay just as close as they had always been. Keep in mind, however, that this discounts those relationships that were based more on the sex side of things to begin with than those connections that had a strong base of friendship. “FWB relationships, especially those that include more attention to friendship-based intimacy, do not appear to negatively impact the quality of the friendship after the ‘with benefits’ ends," the researches of the study concluded. What do you think of these findings? Source: Women's Health Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_111237" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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