“It was great for a few weeks until we started fighting and there was a lot of unwanted tension between us.
It got so bad that we stopped speaking for a few months, so it definitely wasn’t worth going down that road.
Even if hooking up isn’t necessarily hurting your friendship, if one of you holds significantly more power over the mechanics of this FWB situation, it’s not a healthy relationship.
“When it is based on his [or her] terms, it is never going to work,” says dating coach David Wygant.
While it’s not exactly fun to see a recent hook-up out with another girl, if you find that hearing about your FWB’s late nights with someone else is affecting your own relationship with him or her or even affecting your self-esteem, it may mean you want something more than the casual label you currently have.