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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.
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.
Having an honest conversation with yourself about sex is just as important as discussing it with your partner, experts say.
Once you've decided what you want out of a date, say experts, you should make it part of your regular dating rules to tell your partner.