When we asked for the best stories about the first time you had sex , we knew there would be some weird offerings. And there definitely, definitely were. There was more than one international affair. There were people who knew their relationships were doomed because "he is a spooner and doesn't believe in air conditioning which is a lethal combination when you live in the tropics. People have sex in the woods and then walk through cow pastures. There are plenty of caught-in-the-acts.
The reasons for this are varied, ranging from not feeling like they had control of the decision to not knowing whether their partner had had sex previously. Relationship is probably too strong a word but we knew each other. It was a Sunday. We just headed there.
Not all of us lose our virginities at age 16 in the back of an old Camry. First things first: what does virginity mean to you? Intercourse might not be a part of your desired repertoire, or there may be other acts that have more meaning to you.
OK, so you're thinking about having sex for the first time and you just have SO. Will losing your virginity hurt a lot? And like, how much? How do you know you're ready?