Ah, sex and dating. Dating and sex. Are there two words more complicated than this pair these days? Probably not.
24 Relationship Red Flags You Should Never Ignore
How Having Sex Too Soon Can Mess it All Up
Over the past several years, there's been a lot of debate surrounding the " hookup culture " of Generation-Y. If you're unfamiliar with this concept, it's the notion that this generation has overwhelmingly replaced traditional dating with casual sexual encounters. Some worry this trend is leading to insecurity and, in turn, increased instances of depression and anxiety. Many have also blamed it on the ostensible lack of enthusiasm for marriage amongst Millennials. Correspondingly, people under the age of 35 are increasingly comfortable with having children outside of wedlock.
How Many Dates Should You Wait to Have Sex?
Think about it: Someone you like and enjoy feels the same way about you. What could feel better than that, right? But even if both parties are on the same page feelings-wise, it's still important to maintain decorum because, no matter how into each other you are, there are still some right and wrong ways to begin any new relationship that can ruin the whole thing. We chatted with psychologist and relationship expert Kelly Campbell, Ph.
If things seem to be going well with someone you just started dating, you might begin to wonder if they're truly interested in a long-term relationship. It's common to speculate, and search for signs they're as happy and interested in commitment as you are. But even though it may be awkward, it's almost always better to skip all that and simply ask. Once you notice these signs, it should give you the confidence to talk about the future. Here, a few ways to tell if someone might be interested in a long-term relationship , according to experts.