If that’s your personal Achilles’ heel, it might be worth exploring why that is so.
In the meantime, have fun, be careful, and—I have to say it—be sure to exercise caution and use protection if you’re sleeping with more than one person.
I asked her why distraction works so well, and why we are so much better at not freaking out about dating when we have a couple irons in the fire, even if neither of them is actually viable.
“When a woman dates more than one person at a time, she is less vulnerable because, should something go wrong with any one relationship, she can fall back on another,” says Levine.
So go slow, and pay attention to how all of this makes you feel.
You may be a one-woman or one-man kind of gal, and that is totally OK.
Of course, once I met someone stellar, I stopped with the two-timing and focused my energy on one wonderful man.