Sign Up We'll count you in! All Rights Reserved. If a couple waits much longer than that, he says, the strong desire to have sex may begin to subside. According to Goldsmith, a total of 36 hours spent together is all it takes to be ready. Never Date a Dead Animal.
One of the reasons it's hard to determine the best time in a relationship to have sex is because there hasn't been a lot of research tackling that specific question. You feel like your body is foreign and strange to you. Hopefully you even enjoyed yourself during the experience. While it may be hard, you should have a conversation with the man you are currently dating if you feel like you've had sex with him too early in the relationship.