Is Good Sex Possible with Different Experience Levels?
Sex researcher Kristen Mark answers a reader’s question: “Is it possible for two people with really different levels of experience to have good sex?” (Personally, I think it’s more likely to work if it’s the man who has a lot more experience since, ideally, it’s the man who takes the more active role during sex.)
Your Sex Question: I’m in my 20s and I’m seeing someone older. I’m a virgin but I want to have sex with him. We’re taking things slow, but I know that he’s very experienced. Is it possible for two people with really different levels of experience to have good sex?
What Kristen From Good in Bed Had to Say: When you feel inexperienced, concern about your partner’s prior experience is natural. Actually, this feeling tends to begin during our early sexual experiences. Remember when you were an adolescent and you experienced your first make-out session (or even first kiss)? You were anxious, you were scared, but everything turned out OK and you learned from that experience, right? Read more