No doubt about it: The first time a woman beds down with a guy she’s crazy about is an exciting and special time. Whatever a woman’s decision, we had to wonder: Does the double standard still exist today? They push women for sex, then blame them for having sex.

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I know one woman who was told by an “expert” to wait 10 dates before sleeping with the man she was dating. Your sole responsibility before having sex is to figure out if he’s interested in YOU or in SEX. And if you can’t handle the emotional consequences of making an occasional mistake, you probably shouldn’t sleep with anyone until you’re in a committed relationship. “Your sole responsibility before having sex is to figure out if hes interested in YOU or in SEX.” Excellent point and one to never forget.

I repeat: Your sole responsibility before having sex is to figure out if he’s interested in YOU or in SEX. This has been my personal policy for the past three years – no committed relationship, no sex – and it’s worked very well for me.

A hairstylist has launched a dating website for people who can’t have sex after aggressive cancer treatments took away her ability to enjoy intercourse, which made disclosure difficult on dates. 1 and now has some 1,500 members, will offer peace of mind to others suffering from sexual side effects.

Laura Brashier started the site after stage 4 cervical cancer had her undergoing extensive chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Brashier, 50, with scar tissue that made sex extremely painful. She’s also using the venture herself: “It’s just the freedom of not having it on my mind when I am talking to a man,” she told ABC.

The California woman was understandably wary of dating because she didn’t want to broach the subject of sex. Cancer and its treatment often affect intimacy, according to the Canadian Cancer Society.

“I was having an attraction with someone at one time, and I was going to tell him, but then realized it wasn't going to happen. Aside from the extreme fatigue, body image issues and depression that often accompany cancer, many patients suffer from low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, premature menopause and painful intercourse.

Beyond those suffering the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy, Ms.

In fact, this is the way MOST of my relationships have started.

But then, I’ve always been determined not to be hypocritical when a woman has the same lack of morals I do.