What we say: A lot of people feel pressured into having sex when they may not be ready. Like Luna, waiting may be the best option for you. Even if there is an accident during your first time, getting tested afterwards is the best thing you can do. See our pages on Safer Sex, STIs and HIV Testing for more information.
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