While it’s expected that your friendship will change as you move into the FWB stage, if hooking up is causing noticeable problems in your friendship that didn’t exist beforehand, it’s time to evaluate why that’s happening and if you should continue down the road you’re on.
“I thought casually hooking up with my best friend would give me the best of both worlds,” says Ariana, a senior at Lehigh University.
Friends with benefits can seem like a great option, but there are times when it just doesn’t work.
If any of the following signs sound familiar, it may be time to call it quits with your FWB.
Soon he started only texting me at night, and we never hung out during the day anymore.