I “broke up” with my friends with benefits of 3 years. Why does a friends with benefits breakup feel just as bad as a relationship breakup? My heart actually hurts and im sad and regret ever going into a friends with benefits situation and will never do it again. I also wish i knew how my friends with benefits feels and if he's hurting at all about it either. I think guys dont get as emotional in these types of relationships so maybe he's not bothered by it at all.