Study: 'Friends With Benefits' Increases Risk Of STD's

We have many names for it: "Friend with benefits," jump-off, lover--you know, when you're involved with someone, with no strings attached. With the dating market so tight these days it's not surprising to learn that folks are turning to non-romantic relationships for some sexual healing. Even recently-divorced actress Stacey Dash turned up the heat when she recently told a Chicago radio station that she and Jamie Foxx were in fact "friends with benefits." Of course the idea of 'hooking up' for a non-romantic rendezvous is nothing new to two consenting adults, but a new study out of the University of Iowa says couples involved in the arrangement may be getting way more than they bargained for. The study concludes that friends involved in "FWB" situations increased their likelihood of contracting STD's because they're often involved with multiple partners. In other words, no exclusivity here... Read More: Decoding the Lies Men Tell WomenSweet Revenge: Getting Even With a Cheater Commentary: Blaming The Mistress  
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