"You might find that you don't even like the person," Allen tells Web MD.
"It becomes much more difficult to objectively see each other's character traits" says Susanne Alexander, a relationship coach and author of Can We Dance? "Some couples then slide into engagement and marriage only to discover they have missed seeing major aspects of each other." While not every dating scenario that involves sex leads to marriage or even a serious relationship, couples do owe it to themselves to talk about where they see their relationship going and how sex might change the relationship -- before they get in bed together. The woman may assume sex implies a commitment; the man may not see it that way," Allen tells Web MD.
Having an honest conversation with yourself about sex is just as important as discussing it with your partner, experts say.
According to the singles whom Allen has encountered, boomers generally play by far different dating rules than young, 20-something daters.
"I spoke with a young man in his early to mid-20s who told me that if he didn't have sex on the first or second night, he'd move on to the next person," she recalls.
Tom Mc Laughlin, Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
“This has really been an outstanding class of residents who have worked extremely hard over the past three years to attain the knowledge and skill necessary to practice medicine,” said Dr. In 2007, CHRISTUS Spohn expanded the program to also include the Emergency Medicine residency program, both of which provide residents with a full spectrum of care needed by the communities they serve. CHRISTUS Spohn has a long tradition of training Resident Physicians here in South Texas, dating back to the creation of the Family Medicine Residency Program at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Memorial in the early 1970s."Make sure your brain, heart, and penis are in conjunction -- they should all be in a straight line before you have sex," she says.Mc Clary believes all daters should invest the same amount of time conducting these 'self' conversations about personal dating rules as they do primping before a big date.While you can't apply a one-size-fits-all response to sexual dating rules regardless of age or experience, professionals who have studied the topic say it is a good idea to develop a set of prudent dating rules - before the big date.