refers to an ambiguous relationship
agreement whereby both parties mutually agree to only "sleep" with each other on a casual basis, but have not made their intimate relationship
publicly known. This relationship
agreement is characterized by minimal or no PDA
(Public Display of Affection
In addition, the parties may go out to dinner, movies etc. They may even meet the each other's friends
. And yet, the person is introduced by their first name, no last name. Neither person is bound to the other. Most importantly, there are no long, drawn out telephone conversations with each other, the phone is used merely to establish a date and time for the next meeting. Everything
is in the semblance of having a relationship
, minus the PDA
. This agreement can be terminated at anytime.
Typically, it is established early on that one person wants to have a casually exclusive
agreement, and the other party will either comply or not.
This ambiguous relationship
agreement is above “f**k buddies
” or “bed buddies
” and is one below dating.
Sample Introduction to friends
: “This is Jeremy, my friend.”
Sample Request for a Casually Exclusive
Agreement: “Hey, you’re great. We have fun together, but I just don’t have the time
for a serious commitment
. Let’s say we have a casually exclusive
agreement? Whereby, we agree to only sleep with each other – for the sake of safe sex
, but let’s keep it light and casual. We can call each other when we have time, and have get together when we can. We can still go out to dinner and all that fun stuff, but I’m really not big into PDA’s. So what do you think? You game?”