…uck. But I really can’t keep myself sexually interested in someone unless there’s a lot more there. I need to find them appealing as a person. I need to connect with them as a friend, not just as a body.My Misadventure in Polyamory (And What I Learned from It)1.6K23Emma AustinRachael HopeJun 5, 2019·1 min readTHIS. Like, I love ‘friends with benefits’ relationships, but I always have to explain to people that I’m not talking about hookups or booty calls — I’m talking about actual friendships with intimacy/sex as an added bonus.