11/14/2012 02:44 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How Do I Decide When To Have Sex With Him? From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

When you're dating, sometimes it's hard to know how soon you should have sex with your partner. Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz emphasized that you should connect with your partner emotionally before jumping into the sack when she met with me on Mondays With Marlo. Women, in particular, feel vulnerable after having sex. If you rush into it and the relationship doesn't work out, you may have feelings of regret. Therefore, it's always best to know who the person you're dating really is before sleeping with them.

For more, you can visit Gail's website at and follow @DrGailSaltz on Twitter.

And for more wonderful advice on handling life's everyday dilemmas, see Gail's tips:

Dr. Gail Saltz's Mental Health, Sex And Relationship Tips

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