6 Steps to Great Sex, No Strings Attached
Men’s Health reveals six steps to getting that little bit more out of your female friendships with no ties, no tears, and all the “benefits.”
Let the right girl in
Find out which of your friends is game and you’ll cut the strings sooner. The good news is: you know plenty of women willing to sleep with you. A 2009 study at University College London found that the longer a relationship with a female friend continues without you making a pass, the greater the likelihood of a successful seduction. “They have had more time to screen you as a potential partner,” explains study author Professor Robert Seymour. University drinking pals and school friends that have always been on the scene, but not in your bed, are ideal.
Alternatively, look up friends of an ex who you always got on with, says sexual psychotherapist Paula Hall. Or if you enjoy living dangerously, Hall advises you target colleagues, whose past boyfriends share characteristics with you. Your chances are greater if she is newly single. University of Toronto research found that women see a fling as a confidence slingshot to get over a long-term relationship. So make sure you’re there for her in her time of need. Read more