The US saw a record number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases inmarking the fourth straight year of sharp increases in gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sixty percent of teens have had sex by graduation. Virgins make up
Via Shutterstock. For people as horny as I am, this is pure, unbridled lunacy. There are just too many girls on Tinder for me to fight that fight.
If you are on the proverbial market, as you rack up phone swipes, first dates, and—likely—new sexual partners, you might start to ask yourself, Is all this dating going to make me happier with whomever I end up with? Or are you simply stuck on a hedonic treadmill of potential lovers, doomed like some sort of sexual Sisyphus to be perpetually close to finding your soul mate, only to realize—far, far too late—that they are deal-breakingly disappointing? Meanwhile, the lowest odds of marital happiness—about 13 percentage points lower than the one-partner women—belong to women who have had six to 10 sexual partners in their lives.
From Cosmopolitan. Whether it be for religious reasons, nerves, or just straight-up timing, some people choose to wait until marriage to have sex for the first time. And whether it's as magical as a double rainbow or awkward as an ob-gyn visit, one thing's for sure: Sex on your wedding night is anything but predictable. We waited until the night after the wedding, which was the first night of our honeymoon.
Our virginity is a sacred thing because it's our bodies, and we should respect our bodies. Unfortunately so many of us tend to "lose" it to some undeserving jerk. I personally don't think it matters if you have sex at 17 or 37 as long as you want to do it and feel ready.
Thembinkosi Dwayisa. Pic: Thembinkosi Dwayisa. In Zimbabwe a recent front-page story reported on the case of a year-old Harare man who allegedly raped his year-old sister-in-law because of a long-standing dispute with his wife, the girl's sister, for not having been a virgin at marriage.
Except these celebrities who were virgins until marriage, or who are still holding out for that magical moment. Everybody's doing it, and by "it" we mean sex. Bet you didn't know about some of them
Over people left comments. Here is a roundup of a few of the anecdotes that our readers shared about their experiences waiting to have sex for the first time until walking down the aisle note: some are edited for length and clarity :. I'm thankful we were raised with such high standards and self respect.