And there are all sorts of “reasons” not to wait, it seems.
One argument would go that sex is an important part of marriage, so you should practice in advance. Sexual intercourse isn’t like playing tennis or basketball.
So as last night rolled around I had dozens of excellent questions and possible topics to discuss.
The basic ingredients for a good sexual relationship are mutual love, respect and a real sense of caring about the other person’s feelings.
This past Sunday I gave a lecture on sex, dating and relationships at the Newman Center at the University of Iowa.
As a professor here, I teach classes on the American family and introductory sociology courses, so I’ve heard a lot about the undergraduate hook-up culture.
So, let’s say you’re at a bar on a Saturday night (and as I’ve said in previous columns, bars are probably not the best place to meet a like-minded mate, but hey, you’re young and want to have fun, so let’s be practical.) First thing you want to do is watch how much alcohol you consume.
Getting drunk is a surefire way to make bad decisions.