virginity

Ask Erin: I'm Scared I'll Be A Virgin The Rest Of My Life

Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

I have no confidence in myself, and I don’t know what else to do. I honestly believe I am going to be alone and a virgin for the rest of my life.

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Ask Erin: I'm A 20-Year-Old Virgin

I know 20 is young, but the moment you tell someone you're still a virgin, it's as if you told them you're living with a terminal illness. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

I know 20 is young, but the moment you tell someone you're still a virgin, it's as if you told them you're living with a terminal illness.

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Why I Talk About My Virginity On First Dates

If you have to lower your standards to win, you’re not really winning.

Here’s the thing about faking it: eventually, the truth comes out, or someone gets hurt. So I'm going to talk about my virginity on first dates!

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When Did You Lose Your Virginity? WHO CARES?

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I was definitely what you might consider a “late bloomer.” When I was younger, I was exceedingly shy around women and insecure about my weight, and I put no effort into my appearance whatsoever. I didn’t have a decent haircut until 2013, and even that’s debatable.

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6 Ways We (Accidentally) Teach Our Kids Rape Culture

If our kids hear us excusing rape or sexual assault in any way, they will internalize that message. Image: Krewr Studio/Pexels.

As moms and dads, we probably don’t talk directly about rape to kids, at least not until they’re older. But we’re still sending messages about sex and consent all the time. Because of that, we need to make sure we’re not teaching them some very dangerous lessons, even if just by accident.

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Is Penis Worship At The Root Of The Bogus Notion Of Fetal Personhood?

Penis power is solely limited to fertilizing eggs. And a fertilized egg is a fertilized egg — no less, no more. Image: Discarding Images/Tumblr.

[CN: gender essentialism, birth] Patriarchs, love your orgasms all you like, but don’t fall for the weirdly puffed-up idea that they make babies. Penis power is solely limited to fertilizing eggs. And a fertilized egg is a fertilized egg — no less, no more.

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Losing My MDMA Virginity Was Better Than Losing My Actual Virginity

Both virginities were lost to friends and I wore needless belts on both occasions, but that's where the similarities ended.

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Fiction Friday: Boys And Bicycles

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My stomach turns at the touch of his rough hands, and I vomit on his bare feet.

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I've Never Had A One Night Stand, But Maybe I Should

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Dry humping my pillow and imagining it was David Duchovny seemed a much hotter alternative than doing the real thing.

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