There's a hilarious scene in the movie Sleepless in Seattle when Tom Hanks's character contemplates getting back into the dating game and wonders if the rules have changed.If that describes you, back in the saddle again after a hiatus, divorce or widowhood, know that yes, the rules have changed—and for the better.
Rules about when or whether to hit the sack with a new partner can be confusing.
Sometimes, especially if you're not necessarily looking for something long-term, moving fast feels right (as long as you stay safe).
But conversely, believing you should have sex after a specific number of dates can feel artificial, not to mention scary in some cases.
A better rule: "Let the connection between the two of you develop, and allow sex to happen organically," says Dr.
Lewandowski, whether that takes a week, a month or more.