The ‘Three Dates Before Sex’ Rule Is BS — Try This Instead – Healthline
If you landed on this page, you probably asked Dr. Google “How long do I have to wait to have sex?” after meeting someone who does to your loins what matches do to candles (light them on fire).
Or maybe you queried “How long can I wait to have sex?” after feeling pressured (*major side eye*) to drop your pants.
That’s why we asked two sex educators to debunk the myth of The Right Number Of Dates™ before sex.
Every (!) single (!) sexual relationship (!) is different (!).
Some are just sexual. Some are also romantic (or have the potential to also be romantic). Some may even be spiritual (or have the potential to become spiritual).
In fact, according to her, this isn’t the right question to be asking.
Instead, she recommends that you ask yourself the following:
- “How does my body and intuition let me know when I’m ready to have sex?”
- “How do I best communicate that information