Diane Mapes, a guest writer for The Seattle Times, recently wrote a great article on casual sex and the "friends with benefits" concept. The article gave an in-depth look into the effects of the bed buddies mentality, both positive and negative. From the article:
"Confusion seems understandable. After all, dating — along with matching tote bags, sex and commitment — has changed dramatically over the decades. Fifty years ago, a single woman would sooner hide out in a darkened apartment than let her neighbors know she didn't have a Saturday night steady. These days, she'll post her picture on AdultFriendFinder or Lavalife's "Intimate Encounters" section to find a no-strings sex partner for the night."
To read the full article, click here.