Honesty is a wonderful virtue and is a major part of every good relationship. But you don’t tell a prospective employer you have a shoplifting problem and can’t get along with co-workers. You don’t tell a cop who pulled you over for a taillight that you have a bag of pot under your front seat. And you don’t tell your new squeeze all of your twisted little secrets.
If you want a relationship to develop, put your best foot forward and let discretion be the better part of honesty.
There are some things a woman should just never admit on a date. There is plenty of time, once trust and love have developed, to tell him everything he needs to know.
But here are some things he never needs to know:
If you tell him you’ve been out of circulation for a long time, the next question will be “Why?” And there’s never a good answer. It will reflect badly on you and your value as a dateable woman.
2. You slept around in college or high school.
Your youthful experiences are your own private business. Too much casual s*x is not going to send a good signal. As they say on the interwebz, just STFU.