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Young People

A selection of young people related personal stories written by different people from all around the world and sent to AVERT.

Don't be afraid of saying no

I lost my virginity when I was 14, to my ex bf

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This story might help those who think they are too old to keep being a virgin, also those who only worry about pregnancy disregarding other risks.

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My name is T iam 18 year,iam one of the people who were born with hiv and I found out in february this year

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Hi my name iz k I found out abt my status on de 22 of august 2012 I was shocked by the tym I found out and I did the tes t at school

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Gabrielle - first time story

I was 14 when I lost my virginity. My story is just horrible, I hate thinking about it. It was to this guy I had just MET THAT DAY FOR THE 1ST TIME. We talked on facebook and we were both virgins. He was 14 I was 14, so I came over to just hang out, literally watch some tv and chill. But then he started to try to make out with me and I had never made out before and before you know it he was trying to take off my clothes. In the moment I guess I wanted it, but really looking back now that I'm 16 I feel stupid, disgusting and just gross. I let some complete stranger take my innocence.

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