Her rationale for these dating rules may seem obvious, but many people tend to forget in the heat of the moment.
There are some myths out there that people assume to be gospel about dating.
By and large, Allen and other relationship experts endorse a cautious approach to the dating rules of sex.
"My advice is this: wait as long as you can," Allen says.
Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.