Dating and sex rules
While we’re on the topic of booze, it’s also not a great idea to drink more than one or two beverages while out with someone you don’t know very well.
Alcohol lowers your inhibitions and makes it easier for a potential predator to talk you into leaving a public place.
Having sex is one of the most vulnerable situations you can put yourself in, so trust is incredibly important.
The last thing you want is to feel criticised, uncomfortable or – in extreme cases – hurt or threatened.
This shared awkwardness can often feel more intimate than the sex itself; these are the moments that you really let your guard down and let your partner see the real you.
If you’re still at that stage of dating where you’re presenting an almost perfect picture of yourself – with barely a hair out of place – then perhaps stop to think whether you’re really ready to take things to the next level.
First-time sex with a new partner is tricky territory: you’re still getting to know each other and finding out what the other person likes and dislikes, which can be a recipe for flaying limbs and uncomfortable positions.
Minimum.’ We’ve all heard the rules that people apply to their sex lives but, in reality, there is no ‘right’ time to have sex with a new partner.
Everyone is different and everyone’s relationship is different so holding yourself to any rule, however well intentioned, can be problematic.
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