No two first-time sex stories are the same. If you thought you were the only person to lose your virginity while some awful song that was popular in the mids played, take comfort in the fact that you are not at all. Here are nine men and women on what first-time sex was like for them, without sparing the intimate and cringe-worthy details. Like many times. That should preface how my first attempts at sex went. But he got on top of me and nothing happened. Somehow my tightly-wound brain was sending signals to my vagina that nothing would be entering my body.
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1. It took seven attempts and 16 hours.
For parents, sending a teen to summer camp must be a deal with the devil: You get a break from caring for your angsty kid, but in exchange, you live with the knowledge that little Madison might suck a dick this summer. Communal sleeping, shared showers, and minimal supervision — often at the hands of slightly older and even hornier youths — add up to a pressure cooker of hormones, humiliation, awkward fumbling, and memorable discoveries. Lauren was the alpha girl of my cabin. She was cool and tough and came from New York and had a Beastie Boys cassette. When she stole my pink training bra, I was kind of honored. If Lauren Petersen felt tickles on horses, then feeling tickles on horses was cool. Soon everyone was feeling tickles, or trying to feel them, or faking them.
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Losing your virginity is a big deal. It's not uncommon to have all sorts of romantic and exciting fantasies of how your first time will play out. But for most people, the reality is that their first time having sex was less than perfect. It makes sense that with lack of experience, nerves, and some pretty skewed views of what sex actually looks like, that people's first times are usually not so great or not what they expected. Reddit users shared some of their awkward, funny, and downright embarrassing stories about losing their virginity. Of course, these examples of first times are just for fun, as we can't independently authenticate the stories. We spent almost the whole night trying to get it in. Every time he would insert himself a little more and he'd have to pull out because it hurt me so much.
For many people, it does not turn out exactly as planned. If your first time was not how you imagined it or if you are nervous about it happening, we want to ensure you that you are not alone! Although having sex for the first time is a big milestone in your life, we want to urge you not to stress about it being perfect or feel pressured to do it. The purpose of this article is to give many different perspectives and stories about people having sex for the first time. We want to warn that there are some unsettling stories of how people lost their virginity; we include these stories to emphasize that you should you never feel pressured to have sex.