Dating getting to third base
When the mood strikes and inhibititions are low, it's easy for a goodnight peck on the cheek to develop into a trip around the proverbial sex bases.
Unless your objective is a one night stand, it's better to err on the side of slow and steady than quick and dirty.
In a world where sex is seen in every medium and condoms are being handed out in schools, what is a Christian teen to do when confronted with conflicting advice about what constitutes a sexual activity or abstinence? Doing something just because everyone else is doing it is just giving into peer pressure.
While the media and people in school may make it seem like everyone is having sex, there are just as many Christian teens (and non-Christians, too) waiting until marriage.
Usually, this excuse is used if someone wants to justify participating in sexual activity.
Beyond 3rd base, along the 3rd base line: Standing anywhere near Peaches.
Trying to get to know someone, make a good first impression and play it cool all at the same time can bring anxiety and stress.
It generally takes a few dates to get into a comfortable rhythm with another person. Reduce the risk of making things more complicated by slowing down the need to round the bases and head for home.
Some people use the term "technical virgin" when describing their sexual status.
Usually, this means that the person has not had a sexual act that involved penetration. Virginity is not a state of mind, but it is the conscious choice to not involve oneself in sexual acts until after marriage.
How far is too far when you are out on a first date with your potential plus one?