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.
By and large, Allen and other relationship experts endorse a cautious approach to the dating rules of sex.
Here's a very dumb thing that you may be tempted to do: tell your date that you have a seduction book, are studying it, and intend to use the techniques on her!
You may think no one would be this dumb, but we've known plenty of men who've done it.
"Every woman and man should know their boundaries before they start dating, and most of us don't," says Cheryl Mc Clary, Ph D, JD, professor of women's health at University of North Carolina-Asheville.