Your first time having sex can be the subject of a lot of excitement, but it can also carry feelings of fear or anxiety. Mostly, though, it's hard to imagine what it will actually be like when it happens. For many of us, the only conception we have of our first time is what we see in the movies, but those portrayals don't very often get it right — especially when it comes to the first time. No, having sex won't change you. It might hurt, but it also might not. And it probably won't be the mind-blowing scenario you've seen play out on screen. While the experience is different for everyone, there are definitely a few things you should know before you jump in bed — namely what kind of birth control and STI prevention you plan to use, and that having or not having sex isn't shameful.
"I'm Considering Losing My Virginity, but I'm Scared"
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What to Know Before Having Sex for the First Time
I'm 21 and still a virgin. I grew up in a religious, conservative family in a religious, conservative country where dating and sex before marriage aren't the norm. However, I've never really been the religious, conservative type myself, so I've dated around. I've been seriously considering losing my virginity, but I'm scared, mainly of the pain, both physical and emotional, and regretting my decision not to wait longer although my upbringing probably has something to do with that. I feel sure about having sex, but I chickened out at the last minute with an ex.
I am a virgin, and I think I am ready to have sex for the first time with my partner. But I am feeling a little nervous. What should I expect? What should I do to prepare?