When will you be ready? Here are four gURLs opinions — After you’re done reading ’em, feel free to leave your own thoughts about waiting until you’re ready.
“Waiting until you’re ready emotionally and mentally (physically too–sex at age 11 seems like it could really mess up your body) to have sex is, I think, one of the most important choices you will ever make. I understand why some people feel the need to wait until marriage, because I know I didn’t want to have sex until I was completely in love, and at a secure place in my life, and for some people that doesn’t come until marriage ….” — Katie
“While I don’t encourage really early sex, I don’t see the point of waiting till marriage. I don’t really want to get married….I don’t see the point in that either! Anyways, so I should die without experiencing something because society looks down on my legal relationship status at the time? Screw that!” —Kasey
“I understand that waiting is a very important thing to people. It’s just as important to others as it is to me. But the thing is, it is very difficult to wait. I mean, when you know that you’re with that special someone, and you truly believe they’re the one, then its going to be hard to think twice. With my bf right now, i want to wait. But if the ‘guy’ that i will for always have a crush asked, than yeah… i would give it up to him, because of the chemistry that is there. Don’t get me wrong i love my bf, but I’m not sure if he is the one…” — love<3
“I think that everyone should wait until they are absolutely ready. If not, you’ll simply regret it. I don’t think that virginity is something special and sacred that needs to be saved for ‘the person you’ll be with forever’ or whatever bullshit like that. I think you should wait until you are ready and find someone who you genuinely want to be with, and then go for it … ” —fabby
What do you think? And fess up yourself! E-mail your confessions to firstname.lastname@example.org!