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"It depends on how rapidly or slowly things progress." Joan Allen, a relationship expert, finds that baby boomers are far more likely to wait to have sex than younger daters.
Despite our generally enlightened attitudes in this new-age hookup culture, we're still viewing sex on the first date as a make-or-break moment, leaving most of us to agonize over what the right move is.
Let's strip sexual activity of all it's damaging implications and bring it back to what it is: just sex. And if that pep talk isn't enough, how about this statistic?
We've done the research and here it is, straight-up: There's nothing wrong with having sex on the first date. A 2012 Singles in America survey found that 55 percent of singles reporting having had sex on the first date (66 percent of men; 44 percent of women).
Many people just haven’t yet accepted that they don’t need to misrepresent what they want to have sex with women.
To avoid that outcome, women often have to struggle between their physical desires and their fear of repercussions, showing that we as a society have yet to fully accept, much less celebrate, women’s sexual autonomy.“With the feminist, sexual revolution of the ’60s, women started taking ownership of their bodies and their pleasure,” Lexx Brown-James, Ph.