In the United States, the estimated lifetime risk of contracting HIV is 1 in 16 for Black males and 1 in 30 for Black females.
Compare that to the 1 in 104 risk for White males and the 1 in 588 risk for White females.
Couples that waited longer experienced better quality of communication, greater relationship stability and satisfaction, and an increase in the overall quality of sex, according to researchers at Brigham Young University.
There are players out there that are just looking for an easy hook up, but there are also Prince Charmings.
Waiting 90 days isn’t going to change who a person is or how they treat you after having sex.
But everyone has their theories about love and what to do if you want the “perfect relationship.” And who’s to say what works and what doesn’t? He says that if you have to be employed with a company for 90 days before getting the benefits why should relationships be any different? I think that sex is extremely special and should only be done when two individuals are deeply in love.
This rule states that women should wait 90 days before giving away the “cookie.” He compares having sex for the first time with a man you are dating to work benefits.
At some point, the lines had become distorted and I wasn’t sure if I was getting to know a woman because I genuinely liked her and wanted to get to know her or because I wanted to find myself encapsulated within her nether region.
The general consensus seems to be that one should see how things are going with that person before they decide when – or whether – they should become sexually involved. If the goal is to truly find a soulmate, then what’s the rush? As I reflect on my past dating experiences, I can say with relative certainty that I wasn’t always looking for these factors in the utmost earnestness.
Are you becoming acquainted with the person relatively quickly? But, shouldn’t we be looking for these factors regardless?
Were my feelings the result of some sort of self-fulfilling prophesy?
By Courtney Edwards As a Black man, embarking on the relatively difficult task of finding a soulmate, I am consistently asking myself this one question: How soon, after meeting someone, should I become sexually involved with her? Was I just looking through the scope of rose-colored lenses?