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If you had intercourse by definition you are not a virgin. The hymen is not a complete membrane usually or otherwise you could not have your period. Rarely the hymen is tough and complete so there is no menstrual loss. The blood accumulates and the hymen has to be cut. This is rare.
Not all of us lose our virginity at age 16 in the back of an old Camry. According to a recent CDC study, Americans are waiting longer than they used to to have sex for the first time 30 percent of Gen Z respondents between the ages of 18 and 22 noted they were virgins; 12 to 14 percent of men and women aged 20 to 24 said the same. First things first: what does virginity mean to you?
He was on the bigger side, so he just kind of went at full force and I bled like a fucking waterfall. I felt bad about his sheets and carpets after. The end. I was 13 and my fiancee boyfriend at the time and I walked about 4 miles in the middle of the summer to buy condoms from the gas station. Then we snuck off to the woods behind his house to have sex.