Long wait before dating exclusively
According to the Pew Research Center, "41% of 18- to 29-year-olds in serious relationships have felt closer to their partner because of online or text message conversations."Those texts, emoji-filled as they may be, are shortcuts to intimacy.
According to , people ask for sex after 3.53 dates; previous surveys have estimated that we're willing to both kiss and sleep with someone after just two to five dates.
It's the perfect terrain between something casual and something incredibly serious — but it's past the point where you're just leading someone on.
After six dates, spending time with that person becomes a considerable investment.
I trust him and know that he is being honest, but now that we have slept with each other, it makes me feel vulnerable and nervous.
I would like to know that he isn’t sleeping with anyone else and won’t be sleeping with anyone else while we are sleeping together.