I wasn't expecting it to turn into anything — I didn't even know he felt attracted to me that way. I missed him and I felt overwhelmed. Later that week, during a comfortable Netflix date, I felt at ease and we tried again. I had this weird feeling of elation once it was over, though, because I had always wondered what it would be like, and it had finally happened. Mind you, 16 is not much younger than the national average age for loss of virginity —
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It didn't hurt at all. Print Send to a Friend. Far from being worthy of your pity, many find abstinence empowering — even liberating — because it exercises an individual's right to have that choice. To get the real deal, we asked brave women to tell us about their first times. You must be logged in to vote. Only to a select few, generally with some girls. Would you say any aspects of your upbringing, family or culture have tied into your decisions too?
We were hooking up on my basement couch in the pitch black. We're no longer together, but I don't regret the experience. If you liked this article, check out this video on how the average age of virginity loss in the U. I'm happy that I had my first time with someone I love , so, in that aspect, losing my virginity was really great because of how much I love my boyfriend. Then, when he finally did, his parents came home and yelled downstairs to tell us they were back. The preceding article was solely written by the author named above.
It has come about as a patriarchy-driven idea, I think — a 'she won't give out, she's frigid' kind of thing. Email Address Sign Up There was an error. Please upgrade your browser. With endo, the lining of your uterus grows in places it shouldn't, like your fallopian tubes, ovaries and sometimes elsewhere in your body. Away from the fabricated world of television, I've heard someone who revels in her consistently active sex life, shaming another, much younger, girl for being a virgin. I am currently just living my life until I meet the right person who I feel will be worth the effort. And the study found that teenagers who broke their pledges were less likely to use contraception their first time having sex than teenagers who had never promised to remain virgins -- a probable result of not having planned on sex, the researchers said.