Is sex on a first date wrong?
Spotted in the Sun online: according to a new book, The Rough Guide to the Brain, sleeping with someone early on can increase your chances of a long-term relationship.
Dr Barry Gibb (not to be confused with a Bee Gee) claims that, 'During sex and particularly orgasm, the hormones oxytocin and vasopressin are released, with are associated with the build-up of commitment, bonding and trust.'
We're not sure that there can ever be a 'one size fits all' approach to something like this: you may have known someone for a long time before a first date and thus trust them well already, or equally you may find that your desire for your new partner increases as you flirt with each other but stop before full sex. Which, as I'm sure any Lovehoney customer is well aware, isn't necessary to have an orgasm!
You can read the full text of the Sun's story, and differing views from two sexperts, here.