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    The myth of Friends with Benefits

    It was supposed to be simple.  It was supposed to be easy.  After all, even my best friend thought I was looking for the most obvious thing in the world.  “Sex is the easiest thing to find. If that’s all you’re looking for”, she had exclaimed after I told her that my online dating profile stated “No strings attached” in the relationship type. Turns out it’s not that simple, easy or obvious.  A 40-something-year-old woman looking only for sex may seem like a cliché but finding someone to fulfill this need is anything but. After 12 years together, my ex-husband had simply decided he no longer wanted to be part…