Used in online dating sites, craigslist personals, hook-up aps, ect...
NSE is used when people want to hang out with someone with no intentions of anything sexual coming of it; at least not on the first get-together. Although the possibility of a romantic relationship may develop as a result from meeting, this is not the purpose or intention of meeting and it is understood by both parties.
NSE is somewhat the opposite of NSA which commonly refers to sex with 'No Strings Attached'.
Newspaper Personals ad:
Woman seeking Man for romantic dinner. 35yr old woman dreams of finding Prince Charming to go on a romantic dinner. NSE. Dinner and maybe a movie or walk in park. I will NOT be going back to your place afterwards!!!
Looking for someone to cuddle with tonight-NSE. I am HWP, looking for someone 25-40 to hold me in their arms and keep me warm. Strictly platonic; although could potentially lead to friendship or a relationship.