With Americans staying single longer than ever and singles outnumbering their married counterparts, there really is no norm nowadays when it comes to the timing of sleeping with new partners.According to Pew Research Center, as of 2007, only 38% of adult Americans believed premarital sex was wrong, a number that’s likely only gotten smaller in recent years.
Many years ago, a guy friend said something that completely changed the way I viewed sex and relationships.
He said: “Before a girl sleeps with a guy, she has all the power.
Suddenly, their relationship went from elegant Saturday night dates to random 2 am hookups. They were still in the casual getting to know one another phase.
He never texted her earlier than 11pm and while he was nice and sweet and all that when they hung out, all he wanted was to fool around (and sometimes order in food and fool around). He hadn’t shown any level of investment (I know going on three Saturday night dates in a row with a guy can feel like he’s investing, but it’s not so).
I stood silently as the whole thing started to unravel. They didn’t really know each other, all they knew were the superficial details that anyone else can be privy to.