Imagine a food pyramid, only for casual relationships. The base (reserved for grains) should be occupied by sex. In between those extremes, you'll find activities like foreplay, showering, watching TV, talking, and preparing post-sex pastrami sandwiches.
They also tend to target middle-aged people looking for stable relationships.
In casual sex, you should similarly check your emotions at the door.
What happens next may not involve an Asian man lighting a table on fire before your eyes or flipping a shrimp tail into his breast pocket but will, if all goes well, prove equally entertaining, satisfying, and, well, hot.
You're a gentleman and an animal, like a werewolf in a top hat. The arrangement, while enjoyable and healthy, is transient and unsustainable.
Find your perfect combination: You're a (more upbeat version of) Edward Norton's polite narrator and, at the same time, Brad Pitt's six-pack-jacked Tyler Durden. You're Clark Kent in the streets and Superman in the sheets.4) Control your portions. It may last for a while, but ultimately, your little microcosm is destroying itself, which, in the words of famed sex columnist Al Gore, is an inconvenient truth.