I find it almost comical there's so much emphasis on losing your virginity. Everyone has a story about it. And the funniest part is, we're almost trained to imagine it will be magical. Think about it: as soon as you learn what penetrative sex is, the act of doing it for the first time is touted as one of "the most memorable experience of your life. But the truth is, losing your virginity can suck. The only people who seem to enjoy it are in the movies, and if I'm being honest, a lot of those experiences look pretty abysmal too.
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Despite what you see on TV and in movies, having sex for the first time is rarely romantic, pleasant, or sexy. Sure, it can be—in theory. It was with my boyfriend on our one-year anniversary. My anxiety got the best of me, and I freaked out and told him to stop after the first thrust. Plus, I was the first one of my friends to have sex, so no one could tell me what to expect. A week later, we did it for real, and I felt cool for finally doing it. I wasn't even sure if I truly liked the guy, but I did feel pressured.
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The pair were at Pontins holiday camp in when they consummated their romance in one of the chalets, with Nigel's parents perilously nearby. Shirley writes : 'We first got intimate together on a dance trip to Pontins — who said romance was dead? So embarrassing! They were furious with both of us, properly bent out of shape by the whole thing. It takes more than that to shock her!
Some people regret who they lost it to or how. Others think it was perfect no matter how the relationship turned out. In the end, no one can really prepare for exactly how it happens. All the following stories are from girls at different colleges and will all remain anonymous.