10/06/2013 10:11 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2013

Why I Said No To Strippers


When my fiancé recently mentioned over dinner that a friend was planning a bachelor party for him, I surprised myself. "You're not going to a strip club, are you," I said more than asked. "You're not gonna get a lap dance, right?"

We both found it odd that I was objecting to the idea. After all, we went to a strip club on one of our first dates -- at my suggestion. I led him down the black-lit stairway and told the hostess, "We'd like to sit at the stage." He had only been to a strip club once before for his brother's bachelor party; I, on the other hand, can't even begin to count how many strip clubs I've visited or lap dances that I've received.

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