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

Kech

I am happy I stood my ground despite people saying virginity is old fashioned.

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Anonymous 4

I wondered if he was using me the whole time...

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Ash2

The first time I ever considered having sex I was 16 and I had been dating my then boyfriend for over 9 months although we didn't go through with it in the end. After we broke up I met the guy I did eventually lose my Virginity to. He was very kind to me and did make me feel special. He and I did partake in oral sex and such and eventually on my 17th birthday he asked me if I wanted to have sex I did say no and that I wasn't ready so he just smiled at me and told me he understood and I really respected him for that because I knew he really wanted to have sex (he wasn't a virgin).

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Anonymous 3

I had only been dating my boyfriend for 3 months. We talked about it too which helped me make my decision. So we did it. But it was special and super sweet. But really, it's not that big of a deal. Well not for me anyway. I don't feel dirty or a hoe. Honestly, I don't feel like i even lost it. I only feel guilty that i haven't talked to my parents.

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Walter

My first time was pretty great. It was with a high school crush of mine during a fall break my first semester of college. She was a good friend of mine and we had gotten the whole crew we used to hang with together during break. We had both kind of flirted with each other for a few years, well, more like awkwardly hung out alone and sent each other seemingly knowing smiles during moments of silence. Regardless, the whole group was drinking that night, and as most teens are aware of, drinking inhibits that part of your mind that makes decisions.

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