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51-Year-Old Gives Wise Dating Advice Everyone Needs to Hear

When it comes to getting advice, what we hear may not always be what we want to hear, but need to hear. Such is true of the advice given by one former matchmaker, 51 year old Tamsen Fadal

While effortlessly whipping up a smoothie in her kitchen, Tamsen take a few moments to dish out a few pieces of sage dating advice and let's just say, this isn't your grandmother's advice - it's better. 

Straight up, no bs, this woman knows what she's talking about! As a woman in her 30s who's also a dating and relationship consultant, I have to say I agree with what she's saying, because like her, I've always made those mistakes and learned those lessons. 

From the comments, it's obvious there are many various thoughts in response to Tamsen's counsel.  Some are chiming in with their own bits of wisdom on the matter. Commenter @luciagimeno warns, "Don’t sleep with them the first 4-6 weeks— Most men will show red flags by week three." On the other hand,  @smokyboiwoman adds, "How about don’t sleep with him until he’s committed to you completely?? He will only respect you less if you do." Another commenter, @oclisab, advises, "If you’re looking for anything more than a one night stand, there is no reason to sleep with him on the first date. Make them wait." 

With so many nuances and moving parts when it comes to sex and dating, it can sometimes be confusing to know what's right for you. Regardless of the choices you make, know that you are accountable for those choices and the respective outcomes.  Though some advice may not always be what you want to hear, consider that some women are giving advice because they've already been there, done that, and now they know better.