Popularised by Charlotte from Sex and the City, and reinforced by romcoms and probably many of your friends, the three-date rule asserts that you should wait until the third date until you have sex.
Maybe you are just down for a casual hook-up, and this your prerogative, but how soon or not you sleep with someone should not automatically categorise you as the potential girlfriend nor the casual hook-up. See the dilemma here?
The three-date rule enforces women to find the exact right time of when they should have sex with someone rather than letting them choose when they want to have sex. There is no evidence to suggest that waiting to have sex on the third-date increases the chance of a successful relationship. We think a healthy, happy relationship has a lot more to do with compatibility, sense of humour, mutual attraction and similar values rather than how soon or not you get down and dirty.
Why we need to let go of the three-date rule. Your body, your rules There is no evidence to suggest that waiting to have sex on the third-date increases the chance of a successful relationship.