I Don't Care About Your 'Number,' So Don't Worry About Mine

My number has zero bearing on who I am as person, nor does it suggest anything about my morals.

Jul 22, 2014 at 2:30pm | Leave a comment

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Many women learn to dread the inevitable question: "What's your number?" One YourTango Writer argues that this fear of judgment is detrimental to our sense of self.
 
My number has zero bearing on who I am as person, nor does it suggest anything about my morals.
 
It goes without saying that at some point in your life someone will ask you about your 'number.' Whether it be a one-night stand, a friend, or some fling you have while you're in Rio for the summer, the question will be tossed your way. In those instances, what will you say? Do you plead the fifth or perhaps round down? Or, like me, do you reveal the truth, shrug, and move on in the conversation? At that point, even the weather is a more interesting and important topic.
 
According to Tracey Cox, a self-proclaimed expert in the way of sex and relationships, if you do answer that question and you're over 30 years of age, the "correct" answer is 10. Eye roll. Since we're discussing self-proclaimed experts, I'm a self-proclaimed pizza-eater expert, and I say two slices is never enough. In what area is your line of expertise?
 
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