If there’s one thing millennials complain about the most, it’s dating. We live in an age where app culture is like glorified online shopping. We can be too quick to swipe left after seeing one picture and too quick to ghost after one date. Just like ordering Postmates, it’s easy to log onto the apps to find a new date for the next day, which can make it difficult to connect deeply with others and genuinely explore your own desires.
I’ve been single for a long time, having dated around on every app and in multiple cities. I’ve had good dates and bad dates (mostly bad), but through my experiences, the one arrangement I have enjoyed the most is having a friend with benefits. While this scenario may not be for everyone (it can be a slippery slope and not for the jealous types), it’s something worth considering if you’re frustrated with your current sex and dating life. Keep reading for all the perks that make the set-up pretty damn great.