Decided to indulge in a little no strings attached (NSA) relationship? Well, there are certain rules you need to follow…here are some of them. Remember not to fall for him Friends with benefits are all about the physical and not emotional attachment. If you know that you associate sex with romance, than it may not be a thing for you. It is a no strings attached situation, and you need to keep it that way. Avoid getting jealous, which could be a clear indication that you are catching feelings. Don’t call to chat Call your friends if you want to chat. Knock yourself out and tell them about your current issues, joys and achievements, but avoid calling your NSA squeeze about these things. Don’t text him, unless it’s something sexy that could end in a ‘hook-up’ later. Select your Friend with benefits carefully An ex, or an actuall friend are usualy not so great ideas for a Friend with benefits. You already have, or had real emotional connection with these people. Avoid a neighbour unless you plan to move out of that apartment by the end of the month. You don’t want to know what goes on in his life, nor do you want him in your business. Keep your friends separate There’s no need to introduce each other to each other’s friends. Be comfortable that you live separate lives, and imagine what could happen if a friend of a friend happened to know him? You do not want to deal with the drama. It’s fun to chat to your friends about your sexcapades with him, but it should end there. He is not your maybe guy Don’t go in with an idea that this may become a relationship some day, because you may be in for major dissappointment if he is not on the same page. And these relationships rarely ever end that way, anyway. Rather stay open to possibilities of new relationships. It’s easy to use this as the reason why you don’t need a man, so stay open to new relationships.
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