Whether you’re doing it to learn about possible health risks, to get a better understanding of your partner’s sexual agenda, or just to get closer, deciding to sit down and share information about each other’s sexual history is a good first step. Sometimes though, two people can say the same thing yet mean two different things. For example, a person may claim to be a virgin or to be practicing abstinence but may have participated in oral or anal sex. For some, only vaginal-penile intercourse is considered “going all the way.” Other subjects that can be misunderstood are cheating and monogamy, both of which can have several interpretations.

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