My boyfriend have been dating 8 years
This arrangement would generally be called a friend with benefits, or a fuck buddy, or a romantic friendship, or perhaps even a relationship—with “no strings attached.” But let’s be real: There are always strings, aren’t there?It was while planning this vacation that it hit me: The two longest relationships of my life have both been with men who I was never officially dating.
but they can also be a breeding ground for anxious thoughts and feelings. It can lead us to create distance between ourselves and our partner.
I’ve been going out with my boyfriend for almost a year now, and I love him so much.
I think our relationship is really great and he is everything that I could ever ask for.
Or at least, without getting super-jealous and –esque?
Some assume that one of the “buddies” is always being strung along, secretly hoping that the fucking leads to something more serious.