It’s a safety precaution that’s important in any type of dating — so don’t let embarrassment keep you from taking that precaution as a unicorn.
You don’t need to go into specifics, but do what you need to do to feel safe.
Take it slow, and give yourself the time to feel comfortable in communicating clearly.
There’s no rush to jump into bed, and if there is, you might want to ask yourself why—it could be that you’re having second-thoughts, and you should take those feelings seriously.
The couple I met for drinks was also new to three-person dating.
It’s also important to consider that everything can change in the heat of the moment.
Jealousies can flare unexpectedly and people can change their minds.
Outside of the sexual experience, how do you hope this makes you feel?
What type of physical experiences, specifically, are you looking to have?