11/13/2014 05:31 pm ET Updated Nov 14, 2014

Will Becoming Friends With Benefits Ruin Your Friendship?

If you want to promote your regular buddy into a fuck buddy but you're worried that crossing the line might ruin your friendship forever, a brand new study might give you a little encouragement.

New research from Purdue University and Syracuse University found that about 70 percent of people in friends-with-benefits relationships managed to salvage some sort of relationship when they stopped hooking up. Yes, there are actual academic studies on friends with benefits or FWBs.

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