Updated 22 March 2013

4 bedroom questions

Before you get naked, make sure you know the answer to these questions.

Avoid those early-morning regrets by making sure you know the answers to these questions before you get busy between the sheets.

Do I like this person? You are about to spend some seriously intimate time with him or her. But ask yourself honestly, is this someone you like, trust and admire?

Do my partner and I have the same agenda?
You might be fine with a one-night stand, but if your partner is looking for something more, there could be heartbreak later. If you don't know the answer, chances are you are not on the same page.

Am I protected against pregnancy and STIs? Don't make excuses to yourself or your partner that it's "just this once" and nothing will happen. If you don't have a condom, this sexual encounter will just have to wait for another time.

Does this feel right? If you're not sure, or the environment is making you uncomfortable, grab your stuff and head for the door. Make an excuse about stomach cramps if you have to. Better to suffer a moment of embarrassment than to live with regret.

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