It does not make sense to take things to the next level in your relationship without first settling some issues and having some conversations about sex,

If you intend to get all the awkwardness out of the way, or at least reduce it to the barest minimum, it always makes sense  to begin on the right foot and that happens only through good communication!

Here is a list of 5 sexual things you must discuss before settling down with anyone.

1. Fantasies and fetishes

Couples should definitely discuss fantasies and fetishes. When you’re in the bed it may be too surprising to spring your furry fetish on your partner at that moment.

If you are into serious stuff like bondage and whips, it always makes sense to give your partner a heads up.

2. Sexual history

The subject of body count may freak you out but you need not worry because this is not what is being discussed here.

It always makes sense to ask for previous issues with STD’s, contraceptive choices, past abortions etc.

You need to know what you are getting into so you don’t get blindsided later on.

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3. Open relationship or exclusive

You need to ask, too if your partner favours exclusivity or openness. Not having this conversation could have grave consequences on the relationship later.

4. How frequent should sex be?

You like it in the mornings, but they‘re more of a night owl. You’re comfortable having sex three times a week, but your partner’s more like a three-times-a-month guy.

Knowing and sharing your sex schedules is the key to a successful and rewarding sex life you’ll both be proud of. Without this one person will feel left behind and it won’t be long before resentment creeps in.

5. Sexual secrets

In order to have healthy sexual expression in the bedroom, it’s a good idea that partners are honest about what has happened to them. The good, the bad, and the ugly. This will require a lot of trust but you have to find that