Start Dating a prude

Dating a prude

We are pushed by our animal instincts towards making more humans.

Don't try to weld your faces together by grabbing the back of your date's neck hard. If you usually don't kiss on a first date, but it feels so right — as it did to me that night — just lean on into it.

Kissing is magical and lovely and if you simply get into it, you'll leave your date wanting more.

But after you have indulged your inner whore, there comes a time to embrace your inner prude as well.

If you sleep with a guy too soon and the sex was bad, you can end up feeling as dirty as massaging a dead rat with your tongue, searching for a scrub brush for your vagina, or maybe even a plunger.

When you know how to kiss so well that I can't stop thinking about it the next day, I feel equal parts high Don't bombard your date with mouth-to-mouth as they go to take a sip of their martini (unless they are choking on an olive pit). My friend recently gave her number to a guy who later told her he had a girlfriend, but that she should "keep being forward because it's a good thing." While the advice was unsolicited and mansplainy, it's good to remember that the first move is anyone's to make. Considering all the headlines about North Korea, I think I'll try it on my next date.

As with all elements of a first date, manners are queen when it comes to kissing. Imagine if you were always making the first move and someone finally turned the tables on you... OK fine, not completely, but how overrated is French kissing?

But if the sex was good, you would want to do it again, and again, and again.