friends with benefits

Nerve Classics: Friends With Benefits

Nerve Classics: Friends With Benefits

Me, my not-quite-boyfriend, and the strange baby we sort of had.
Miss Information

Miss Information

My friend-with-benefits is underdelivering on one key benefit.
Savage Love

Savage Love

I’m a gay man getting off on homophobic porn. Is there something wrong with me?
Five Stories: Hooking Up With My Ex

Five Stories: Hooking Up With My Ex

Nerve readers share their stories of tender and not-so-tender reconciliation.
Please Advise: Should I take a chance and hit on my best friend?

Please Advise: Should I take a chance and hit on my best friend?

Nerve readers hold forth on the risks and rewards of college experimentation.
Five Stories: Falling For My Best Friend

Five Stories: Falling For My Best Friend

"I don't know how to say this, but..."
Five Stories: Same-Sex Experimentation

Five Stories: Same-Sex Experimentation

What else is college for?
Savage Love: Should my girlfriend and I bare-back it with close friends?

Savage Love

Should my girlfriend and I bare-back it with close friends?
Please Advise: I'm only interested until he likes me back. How do I stop moving on?

Please Advise: I'm only interested until he likes me back. How do I stop moving on?

A Nerve reader tries to break her love 'em and leave 'em ways.
Miss Information: Should I Settle Or Crush My Girlfriend?

Miss Information

I’m not very attracted to my girlfriend of five years. Can I dump her to sleep with hotter people?
Please Advise: How can I start sleeping around again, without devastating my ex?

Please Advise: How can I start sleeping around again, without devastating my ex?

A Nerve reader enjoys her newfound single-dom, but worries about her ex-boyfriend.
Fifteen Stories: Unlikely First Meetings

Fifteen Stories: Unlikely First Meetings

Stories of first encounters — from awkward to downright rude — that led to something more.
Miss Information

Miss Information

If I get into a friends-with-benefits situation, am I asking for trouble?
Please Advise: How did his feelings for me disappear so quickly?

Please Advise: How did his feelings for me disappear so quickly?

A Nerve reader falls in love at the exact wrong moment. Help her out.
Sex Advice From Friends With Benefits

Sex Advice From Friends With Benefits

In honor of Hollywood's new favorite relationship, we sat down with some real-life FWBs.
Five Stories: Out of My League

Five Stories: Out of My League

Nerve readers boast shamelessly about their romantic conquests.
Miss Information: How can I get over my jealousy about my boyfriend's friendships with other women?

Miss Information

How can I get over my jealousy about my boyfriend's friendships with other women?
True Stories: Casual Encounters of the Third Kind

True Stories: Casual Encounters of the Third Kind

On finding love where you least expect it.
Miss Information: I haven't slept with anyone in five years. What's wrong with me?

Miss Information

I haven't slept with anyone in five years. What's wrong with me?
Savage Love: I'm a twenty-two-year old having trouble finding casual hookups online. What's the secret, Dan?

Savage Love

I'm a twenty-two-year old having trouble finding casual hookups online. What's the secret, Dan?