Many of us spent our teenage years talking about whether we were ready, what it would be like, and who had and hadn't done it. But it may be time to rethink the way the way we talk about the concept of losing our virginity. Though it can be a significant moment in someone's life, the rhetoric about "losing" and "giving it up" is heteronormative, and it sends the wrong message. First off, virginity is a social construct. Oftentimes, women are the ones described as doing the 'losing,' implying that virginity is something that's taken — and that men do the taking.
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Long Story Short A study of 44 countries lists the average age when people lose their virginity and the U. Long Story The age at which someone has sex for the first time is determined by a number of factors. Primarily, it's when a person is "ready. In the United States, the average age people lose their virginity shouldn't be too surprising — it's exactly when they're legally allowed to in many states. Americans on average have sex at years-old, according to a study of 44 countries performed by condom brand Durex.
Let's assume that your girl chose willingly to lose her virginity. This means, I hope, that she has a healthy attitude towards sex and men, yourself included. How would you feel if she had been raped at 15 instead of having a loving relationship? Or if she had been regularly raped by a family member from the age of two like some women I know.