Reviews for The Benefits of Being Friends
Shailaputri chapter 2 . 8/31/2019
Just wanted to share my honest thoughts..Hope that won't irritate you. I come across this story many times. but I was not able to navigate after the start. Why should she do this to herself and Caden.? Why people should hurt themselves if their ex treats them not in right way? Is there any other constructive coping mechanism in this word? your writing style makes it more realistic. I just thought why would people approve any relationships which are based on only sexual fulfillment? Isn't it something which hurts all..including Caden who could have been put up in that hurts..
Vivienne Degran chapter 2 . 11/20/2018
What a fantastic story! You paced the story well and allowed the characters to get to know each other which is what I think made it so satisfying at the end when Caden and Ritza finally decided they were an item. I loved their laidback in-the-middle-of-the-night interactions the best. No expectations, just each other's company. You captured it well. You've also created quite a crush-worthy character in Caden, which I think is probably due to 1. how he's not an Adonis like Brian, which can be sickening and off-putting, but that he's still quite good looking; 2. his very laid back "friendship" with Ritza and the hints you give the readers of the bitterness he feels about being rejected by her, but how he never lets that get in the way of their friendship. Such a big difference from male characters who act entitled and hurt about being rejected. Congratulations on a great story!
Acie chapter 2 . 3/17/2018
Aw, great story
LCZielinsky chapter 2 . 10/28/2017
What a wonderful story. I just found it. I like the pacing of the emotional realizations, and watching the maturation of the relationship. I feel at the end like Caden and Ritza are going to be solid. Honest, and grow together even more. As a reader, I really like leaving a story feeling that way. DSW
Angel Princess31 chapter 2 . 6/27/2017
I would LOVE to see another one shot of these two! They're just so wonderful and cute together! XD

Angel Princess 31
Danica West chapter 2 . 6/21/2016
Aaaw, what a great story. Makes me wish there were more guys like Caden out here in the real world :D as usual your writing is great and I love the chemistry between your characters.
I hope you'll write something new soon. I've bought a few of your 'books' on amazon - they didn't disappoint.
Guest chapter 2 . 4/30/2016
That was so cute. I loved it!
xEchoxInfernox chapter 2 . 5/4/2015
I am glad you decided to put your stories back on fp for they are pretty fun to read!
fivesevenfive chapter 2 . 4/23/2015
Loved it. I wish there was more but it had good closure still.
Red chapter 2 . 3/31/2015
Mehuh chapter 2 . 3/14/2015
That.. was a very nice story. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you for keeping it up. *thumbs up* I may have to look into some of your other stories now.
Be-U-tiful chapter 2 . 2/16/2015
Oh my gosh I loved this so much :) great oneshot!
JustAMemory chapter 2 . 1/2/2015
I thought this was a really sweet little story. I often find it hard for romance based one-shots to be believable when the two people meet and fall in love in the same go (even if it is 10k words!) but I thought you did a really good job with this one. I liked how the relationship developed, and I also liked the contrast to the "relationship" with Brian.
writerdesune chapter 2 . 12/19/2014
I LOVED IT! I wish it was longer but damn this story was just great!

Also, I just noticed... was Professor Sullivan named after Monsters Inc.,'s Sulley?
Lake Effect chapter 2 . 11/7/2014
Love it.
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