Losing your virginity when drunk

Written by SHFPACT. Posted in About Sex

Do you think it's right to lose your virginity when you are drunk?

Well, it is probably not ideal. Being drunk is probably not the best way to lose your virginity.

When you are drunk, you are less in control of your behaviour, and you are less aware of what you are doing. So when you are drunk, it is easier to end up having sex when you did not want to. And it is easier to end up having unsafe sex (sex without a condom). Being drunk can mean you think less about the risks of pregnancy and disease. And it can mean you do things which you will regret.

For many people, losing their virginity is an important experience. If you are sober (not drunk), you are more aware of the experience. You have more control over what goes on. You are more able to protect yourself and your partner from the risks of pregnancy and disease. And you will remember more about the experience later.

Some people use alcohol to 'give them courage' or to 'lose inhibitions' -- to help them do things that they are scared or nervous about. But this isn't a good way to have your first experience of sexual intercourse.

If a person is drunk when they lose their virginity, this doesn't necessarily mean that they were pressured into the sex or anything. But it's better and safer to have your first sex sober, not drunk.

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