|Sexual fling or relationship begins.|
|Choose one:||Sex continues but no friendship develops: become "fuck buddies."|
|Sex continues: develop a casual, close, or best friendship.|
|Sex ends: develop a casual, close, or best friendship.|
|Sex ends: friendship never develops or is ruined.|
Adapted from Gay Men's Friendships: Invincible Communities by Peter M. Nardi, published by the University of Chicago Press. Read more about the book.