When I Lose My Virginity Is Up to Me
by Hande Erkan
When I started high school and became close with the popular girls, they pressured me to lose my virginity, since I had already been dating my boyfriend for a year. But at 14, I felt I was too young to have sex.
I’m My Own Woman, Not His
Names have been changed. I was 17 and a virgin. Part of me wanted to lose my virginity to someone I loved, but another part of me just wanted to get rid of it. The idea of “losing it to Prince Charming” was starting to feel like a burden.
I Was Scared but I Wanted Experience
When I was 16, my friends Sasha, Jasmine, and I made a bet over who’d lose her virginity first. We were the last holdouts in our larger group of friends. Several of my friends said they’d been having sex since they were 14, and Kelly proudly said she’d started even younger.
Why I’m Still a Virgin
The names in this story have been changed. In junior high school, a small group of my friends, mostly guys and one girl, started talking about girls in the class who they thought were fast. “I can tell Melinda is a tramp.
Why I Always Use a Condom
It was raining outside and our plans were squashed. My girlfriend Kimberly and I had nothing to do. “Let’s watch some TV,” she said to me, but I had other plans. Little did I know they would lead to my biggest mistake.