I'm a big believer in sharing what's on your mind. To that end, disclosing that you feel like a dating newbie can put you at ease and help gain you empathy from the guy across the table. I'd also advise you to think seriously about your motivation before jumping into bed with someone. Sex can intensify a relationship, sometimes before one person is ready, so be as self-aware as possible prior to becoming intimate. The clearer you are about what you (and your partner) want out of the encounter, the more you'll enjoy it.
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By Catherine Birndorf, M.D.
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