‘RHOA’ alum Phaedra Parks may have a really good reason for making her boyfriend, Medina Islam, wait to have sex before Marriage Boot Camp.
On the July 2 season premiere of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition, Real Housewives of Atlanta alum Phaedra Parks who’s 46 revealed that she’s never had sex with her boyfriend, Medina Islam, who’s currently 35. A lot of people, including fans were left speechless upon hearing this news, and to be honest, I was too, but after her interview, it became clearer why she did it.
“Well, it’s a decision I made myself,” Phaedra said on June 29, just days before the new season of Marriage Boot Camp premiered. “Medina was definitely totally against it, but for myself, I needed to know him in an intimate way outside of a physically intimate way because prior to Medina I dated a guy in Chicago.
And that was a long-distance relationship and it was very passionate, but when we became physical, it hindered us getting to know each other intimately on any other level.”
“And so I wanted to make sure that this time I wasn’t blinded by the passion and that I really knew who Medina was as a person. Because that can sometimes change your thoughts about a man in a good way and in a bad way. I wanted to know that I was not rushing into a physical relationship in this scenario. He was obviously totally against it, but I had to do what was best for me.”
During this week’s episode, Medina didn’t seem too happy about Phaedra’s holdout, but we’re hoping they make it past this obstacle for a more fulfilling future together (if you know what we mean). However, that’s not the only issue they’re battling this season — they’ll also be tackling issues with distance and communication.
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