The Rules: How to Have a One-Night Stand

When done right, a one-night stand can be exciting and even empowering! Follow our rules to make it a great night! (13 Photos)

Julie Taylor on Aug 31, 2011 at 2:28PM

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The Rules: How to Have a One-Night Stand

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If your encounter is truly no strings attached, is there a need to state that upfront? Not usually, says Kerner. “In general, I’d say don't define it -- that becomes about words, and sex is about actions,” he explains. But if you are having a one-night fling with an ex or a friend, that probably requires being clear up front, he says. After all, you don’t want him thinking this is the beginning of some great romance if it’s little more than a booty call. In this situation, Golland says, “Share your intent with your partner before becoming intimate, just to make sure you’re on the same page.” Then jump each other’s bones!

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