Dating how long before sex
And for me, sex is a physical act, while a relationship takes time to cultivate," he says. Have sex early on to find out if you want to mesh the two.
“Girls worry too much that the guy will lose interest if they have sex too soon,” he says.
Maybe that’s why some people choose a more slow-paced approach, holding off until they feel their date truly deserves it.
Brendan, 25, from New York City, explains how he puts his cards on the table: “I usually wait until our conversation is flowing, say, over a meal, and I ask, ‘Are you dating anyone else right now? I like to know up-front.” He learned the hard way that waiting for a commitment is the best thing for him.
“A girl I slept with told me after the fact that she was currently sleeping with two other guys!
It made me feel gross.” Why does exclusivity make such a difference?
Perhaps because people feel they can really let loose when they're secure in the relationship.