How a Friends with Benefits Relationship can hurt you in over 50’s dating!
Andrea, a single woman in her 50’s, began working with me after a relationship had ended.
She was trying to figure out why a man she’d been with for a year and a half had suddenly dumped her for another woman.
She told me their relationship had started out as Friends with Benefits.
About 8 months in, she felt like they had started falling for each other. (Make note here of ‘she not he’ felt like they were falling for each other. This is important to remember!)
He was always texting Andrea or calling her and she found she really liked the attention he was giving her.
They spent a lot of time together watching movies, TV, and sports at her house.
She thought he was so open about sharing with her what was going on in his life.
They had a chemistry that was off the charts and the sex to her was the…