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"I was a virgin and didn't bleed on my wedding night"
The historic tradition of wedding night-virginity testing | SBS Life
Share via Email When my boyfriend and I tried to have sex for the first time he couldn't penetrate me even though he was fully erect. I have not had sex before but he has. How could this have happened and how do I overcome it as all sorts of silly ideas are going round in my head! Your hymen is probably still intact, and your boyfriend may be finding that a little difficult to penetrate.
The historic tradition of wedding night-virginity testing
Tweet In mainstream Australian society, there is little expectation that the bride or groom will arrive as virgins to the matrimonial bed. According to the Australian Study of Health and Relationships the median age of first vaginal intercourse has remained steady at 17 for over a decade, while the median age for marriage is much older, at 31 for men and 29 for women. In , 16 per cent of couples who married lived together before tying the knot; today that figure is 77 per cent.