We Asked 20 Women: Do you think friends with benefits can work?
It usually ends with the duo falling in love and dancing off into the sunset. When you think of friends with benefits, you likely envision tangled bedsheets and a good dose of satisfaction, then scheduling your next meetup and getting on with the rest of your day. The main issue that tends to arise is around keeping the physical and the emotional aspects separate. Plus, together with the hormone vasopressin, research shows oxytocin encourages heightened sexual arousal and the process of falling in love.