“I dont think I was ever able to shake off the feeling I was springing the information on him, usually when we were either out to dinner and he wanted to order a bottle of wine, or at a party where alcohol was introduced,” he says. Sorry.” That changed, however, as he got used to talking about his condition.
“As time went on, and I got more comfortable with this side of my life, so did the ease with which I told a man not to expect a tequila-scented smooch at the end of the night,” he says.
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Never tell on a first date“Never tell someone on a first date,” Davis says. Robbins seconds that, especially if youre worried that your health secret “is likely to define you before the person has gotten a chance to know you at all.” That doesnt mean you should liejust let your partner get to know you first.
It's best to communicate this rule well before your teen's 16th birthday so that your teen knows what your expectations are.