‘Friends with Benefits’ | The Mountain Top Podcast for Men with Susan Winter

What’s the truth about ‘friends with benefits’ and other situationships? Host Scot McKay and I discuss the reality (and viability) of these types of romantic models.


Everyone is familiar with the term. But what exactly IS a ‘friends with benefits’ relationship?
Who gets into relationships like that, and what can be expected from it?

And how is it different than having a ‘sex buddy’? Is it about whether I’m willing to be seen in public with her or not…or introduce her to my friends?

As you can see, […]

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Older Women, Younger Men with Susan Winter | Keep It Juicy! podcast interview

By Helen Mitternight

In this Keep It Juicy! podcast I interview relationship expert Susan Winter on older women and younger men relationships. Why is it that people have such a problem with it?

We’ve all heard the terms: cougar. Boy toy. Never mind that you can find hundreds of examples of older men and trophy wives in movies, books and real life.

If a woman falls for a younger man, there must be something wrong, […]

Yes, Even A Toyboy Can Be Called An “Ex” | NYLON Magazine interview

By Gabriela Herstik

You broke up with your toyboy. Can you call him an ex? According to Susan Winter, a relationship expert based in New York City, the answer is yes. “Even though you may not have been ‘official’ with each other, you both participated in a romantic connection.

“He’s your ex. Just call him your ex.”

If there were eight words I never expected my sister to say to me, these were them. Not because she said them necessarily, but because she called my ex what he was: an ex.

Let me […]

Dating Essentials with Susan Winter | Build On Beauty Podcast interview

In this episode we talk with relationship expert, Susan Winter, as she shares her top “dating essentials” every woman needs to know. Listen in as she shares her expert opinion regarding dating and marriage. And find out what she considers a best practices formula for women single, dating, or partnered.

What ever your stage in life, and what ever your status— in a relationship or single, you’ll find that this episode of Susan speaking resonates for you as she focuses on the key points you need to know […]

Benching vs. Cushioning vs. Breadcrumbing—Dating Terms Explained | InStyle feature


Nowadays, there’s seemingly a new dating term for every nuanced form of behavior. Relationship expert Susan Winter attributes our growing lexicon to the effect technology has on romance.

The guy you were talking to on Tinder suddenly stops responding? You just got ghosted. Your kind-of boyfriend is being flaky? You’re probably being benched. Or maybe you’re being breadcrumbed or cushioned—it’s hard to tell.

Why are the niche terms proliferating? here’s an “ease and lack of rules around dating,” she says. “There’s […]

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