Studies have shown that with good communication and boundaries, friends with benefits arrangements can work, but the scenarios almost inevitably turn complicated over time. But not everyone is cut out to compartmentalize sex like that. Conversely, maybe sleepovers and brunch the next day is totally cool with both of you. Check in. You should also feel comfortable asking your partner about their sexual history. Clearly, honesty on these subjects is crucial, and choosing someone you believe you can trust is vital.
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Send your questions to Meredith here. I am now at the point of going outside of my marriage, as sex is very important to me and I am convinced it will help me heal and feel better. I am friends with a man at work who would be willing. How long is too long to wait for your husband?