Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. All About Sex. Conventionally, a heterosexual virgin is a person who has not had penis-vagina intercourse PVI. Our cultural focus on losing virginity implies an either-or situation—virgin or not. Actually, sexual initiation usually involves gradual escalation of erotic play that, for able-bodied heterosexuals, culminates in PVI.
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Growing up in a Christian home, I was raised to view my virginity as almost as important as my salvation. I took those warnings to heart. It's difficult to understand if you didn't grow up in the church, but the focus on purity before marriage is so pervasive in many Christian circles that I didn't even question it. Of course I would wait until marriage.
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I socialize, and date a lot. In school, I was the class freak. I switched schools at 16, and all of a sudden, there was a shift. The braces came off, I filled out a little, dyed my hair blonde, and developed an interest in fashion and makeup. For the first time in my life, people showed an interest in me.
When you have sex with a virgin or someone who's really inexperienced, you're helping to shape their whole sexual world view. We hear a lot about men who repeatedly take the virginity of women they sleep with, but for some women, it's something they're into as well. But that doesn't mean it doesn't come with responsibility. For women who take a man's virginity, the things she does will stay with him forever, in good ways and bad.