Fellow journalist Sarah Carillo interviewed me for her story about "lite relationships." Her takeaway is that dating someone you know you could never be serious about just wastes time and energy.
According to Carillo,
There are some definite pros to the arrangement, including regular sex and companionship, and a chance to try dating someone you might not have otherwise (or at least date someone who’s close to your ideal mate, but not quite there). But it’s also all too easy for this “lite” situation to get out of hand...
It's a fun piece: 'Lite' Relationships: When To Take An ‘Unserious’ Relationship Seriously