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I’ve been on a couple dates with a girl and we are both pretty cautious with covid safety. She has been a bit flirty but was hard to tell if a kiss was fair game. How do you all attempt to have a convo about getting physical early on in the midst of Covid?

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I’m just really upfront about it. Here’s roughly the wording I‘ve used with several guys, if it helps you start. For me, it’s a matter of making sure the other person is low risk, and everyone I’ve spoken to has been really receptive.

“Hey, I know this is kinda straightforward, but I wanted to open up a quick conversation about COVID safety. This is totally judgement free. I’ll be completely upfront and honest about where my head’s at, and what all precautions I’ve taken. I just ask that you please do the same.

I have parents who are high risk, so I want to make sure I’m minimizing potential risk to them. Also, I want to make sure both of us have all the information we need to make a safe and educated decisions for our own risk tolerances.”

And then you can kinda take the convo in the direction you want—talk about how safe you’ve been, what all you’ve done in the past two weeks. Can ask them about their practices. And if y’all feel safe, get to smooching! 🥰

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D1 let’s have a quick convo first 😉

Oup I prolly should have asked my random hookups this as well lol well what are you feeling/what do ya want? Are you guys going on dates with other people? Yall are out and about and spending close time, don't see why you couldn't make the move if she's being flirty but thats just me

It wasn’t blatantly flirty enough to know if I had the full green light to kiss her. In a non covid time I think it would have been fine to try. I think just asking if it would be ok to kiss her next time will be a good idea.

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