No inviting each other to family events and no showing up for group hang-outs together—that's what couples do. Get our newsletter every Friday! Skip to main content. You could tell we changed how we were around each other. Writer based in the Philadelphia area. Basically it was like it never even happened.
After all, it is just sex, right?
11 People Who Hooked Up With A Friend Share How It Affected Their Relationship
Decide your expiration date and stick to it Unless you have some semblance of a time-line for your friendly rendezvous, you're actually just in a relationship with fewer rules and without the name. Sounds like a perfect solution, provided things go as planned. One night we were watching a movie at my place with Chinese takeout, extremely casual, and for some reason I just wanted to see what it was like to kiss him, maybe to assure myself that I had no feelings for him and just thought he was hot. However, there is always that comfort of knowing that your best friend is your best friend for a reason and no matter what, they love you on a different level than they love everyone else. The next few times seeing each other were extremely weird. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday.