Friends with Benefits:: A Precarious Negotiation

Timothy R. Levine, Paul Mongeau

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCollege Sex - Philosophy for Everyone
Subtitle of host publicationPhilosophers with Benefits
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages91-102
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781444332940
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 3 2010

Keywords

  • Casual sex, distinction between romantic sex and casual sex - differentiating relationships
  • Cross-sex friends with benefits relationships - commoner than same-sex friends
  • Differentiating between friends and romantic partners - something difficult to put into words
  • Distinction between friendship and romantic relationships - based only on sexual behaviors
  • Friends with benefits - a precarious negotiation
  • Friends with benefits relationships - and new types of relationship
  • Friends with benefits relationships, limited on college campuses
  • Key difference between friends and lovers - sexual desire and interaction
  • Labelling "friends with benefits" - being relatively new
  • Sexual life on college campuses - dominated by the hook up

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

Cite this

Levine, T. R., & Mongeau, P. (2010). Friends with Benefits:: A Precarious Negotiation. In College Sex - Philosophy for Everyone: Philosophers with Benefits (pp. 91-102). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444324488.ch7