But since you Googled “what are the bases in dating” you must either be a non-US citizen or eight years old, in which case you should be quick as your older brother might get into the room and you’ll have to endure years of getting made fun of brutally for this search. But in case you’re not from the North American continent or Japan and have the luck of not knowing anything about baseball, this terminology can be too confusing and you end up knowing only that something sexual happened between two people. Baseball is a deeply complicated game with a lot of “ifs” and “but ifs” so it cannot be explained in great detail here, nor is that why you are here for.But you need to know some rules of this sport so you can understand the metaphor.Second base is all hands with the guy making his way up the girl's shirt.
Yet, for some second base is only when it’s skin to skin action, meaning bare boobs and under the jeans ass grab.
You know, the stuff of which teenage dreams are made off.
Also more ambiguous than the first base, the question what is 3rd base depends on how cool you are, so for you, it might be holding hands.
But in all fairness, it basically just evolved as things constantly get amped up with newer generations.
Using a sports metaphor to measure sexual progress might make things easy for teens, particularly boys looking to impress peers with how "far" they got with the girl next door. But the need to measure sexual progress is itself a troubling impulse, one that reflects the misguided way we approach sex as an intimate act.