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LiL_CuRioUs_SuS
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The guy im dating now has had sex with five other girls berofe me and im a virgin. I told him thats gross because that is a lot to me.I mena I still like him though and we still hang our but That is a lot right or is that normal?? I know I have a right to my own opinion and I should express it to him but I just wanted to know if im on the same page as the rest of the world when i say im definately not looking to be # 6 on anybodys list! Thanks!!
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lemming
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Numbers don't really mean a whole lot in this instance; I mean, what if you were 25? 35? Then what would six sexual partners mean to you? It's all about relativity.

Besides, just because this person may have had a number of sexual partners you consider excessive doesn't mean that those were meaningless encounters; just because you would be "#6" doesn't automatically mean you would be just a number on the list. HOWEVER--if there are other things, personality-related things, that are causing you to feel that way, that's another story.

I don't really have a number that I think is a lot for a number of partners. I think that's one of those things that has to be looked at on a case-by-case basis. But nobody wants to be just a mark on somebody's bedpost, and if someone's making you feel that way, that's a sign that you should watch out.

This thread will be moved to Relationships so more people can answer your question.

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