Assuming, of course, that you want to. Even our single gal godmothers on Sex and the City (save for Samantha, patron saint of Sex on the First Date) were a little too old fashioned when it came to this one major dating rule. But hey, it did eventually work out for Carrie and Big.

While everyone from our mothers to Agony Aunts everywhere have advised against it, sleeping with someone ASAP, these days at least, is definitely not a death sentence. Here are a few reasons why you should.

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