It turns out that once you expose yourself to another person in that way, you become inextricably linked. My feelings and my desires for him exploded, transformed into something I had never felt before, something I am positive only comes with this level of physical intimacy. TardyToThePartyMar 1, I hardly waited a day before being deluged with responses. Not that I'd had an entirely sexless existence up to then — I simply managed my desires with my own hands, learning what I liked and how to satisfy myself sexually. The former might have ruined our friendship, but the latter might have prevented me from ever "playing the field".
So I lost my virginity when I was 17 to a 24 year old woman.
Everything that's complicated about losing your virginity at 25
I'm sure they led me to spend more time chatting with my mates in the pub, or dancing in a moshpit to the Ramones, than kissing and hero-worshipping boys. See, I had done my research. She fell for a man in college when she was 21, but "was afraid of both his rejection or acceptance," so she never pursued him. I had read articles and essays, interviews with men and women who were asked how they felt about having sex with another adult who was still a virgin. Thank you for telling your story OP, you are very brave.