Dating sexually inexperienced
If you've never been in a relationship before, don't assume your partner thinks something is wrong with you—if they did, why would they be dating you?
They may, however, think you have unusually high standards, which could or could not be the case.
Television can make such a history into a lot of things — meaningless, devastating, even humorous.
I’m sure this works both ways, but people who feel like they’ve been burned in the past have a way of carrying that with them into future relationships (or encounters, as the case may be).
That’s not to say it clears the road to “get away” with anything if you’re just looking to exploit her (though it probably helps), but if you genuinely treat women well, then it’s better than feeling like you’re constantly on probation for a crime you didn’t commit.
They’ll get a clearer picture of the “people are only human” angle once they’ve been through this a few more times, but at that point they tend to hinge a lot of their happiness on you, and it’s not easy to live under that kind of pressure.
Dating advice is outside the scope of this site, with this article being a semi-exception.At the end I give a few thoughts on what to do if there's a shy guy in your life you're interested in.