One of the first times Foltz took the initiative and asked a guy out, it went really well. “It ended up being one of the most romantic experiences of my life.” She believes making the first move gave the man a helpful confidence boost.
“It’s sort of like the Wild West out there,” says Alex Manley, dating and sex editor at Ask
Not close enough for any inappropriate touching, obviously, but without another dude in between, which is mandatory during the “just friends” phase. In the wake of the Josh Duggar molestation scandal going public years later, Jim Bob and Michelle gave in interview in which they talked about all of the things they did in its aftermath.
In between blaming Josh’s indiscretions on being a curious pubescent boy, they discussed family rules that resulted from this, such as the children no longer being allowed to play co-ed hide and seek.
That's right, no two children regardless of age are allowed to go off alone, even in the context of this childhood pastime.
How much that really helps the situation they were responding to remains to be seen.