My First Time

My First Time: Female, 16, New Jersey

My First Time: Female, 16, New Jersey

In my mind, he was definitely the person I wanted to lose my virginity to; he was one of the biggest nerds I've ever met.
My First Time: Male, 16, New York

My First Time: Male, 16, New York

Before we had sex, I told him, "I think I'm a guy."
My First Time: Female, 16, California

My First Time: Female, 16, California

"He followed suit and began rubbing the zipper line of my jeans. Smart as he was, he hadn’t taken anatomy yet. "
My First Time: Male, 16, France

My First Time: Male, 16, France

"This wasn’t just a house in the south of France, this was an estate. With pools, booze, and my best friend's sisters."
My First Time: Female, 17, Ohio

My First Time: Female, 17, Ohio

Bear skin rug. Sandwiched between two dudes. Brother sitting close by. That is, in essence, my first time.
My First Time: Male, 14, Pittsburgh

My First Time: Male, 14, Pittsburgh

She had been a long time crush of mine. I was a kid and I have never loved anyone as much as I loved her then.
My First Time: Female, 19, New York

My First Time: Female, 19, New York

"I remember thinking that it had been kind of cheesy to lose my virginity on Independence Day..."
My First Time: Female, New York, 19

My First Time: Female, New York, 19

By the time I entered sophomore year, I had no expectation that I would ever get some P in my V.
My First Time: Female, 16, Israel

My First Time: Female, 16, Israel

We became friends right from the start. We found that we had the same cynical and sexual sense of humor.
My First Time: Female, 18, San Francisco

My First Time: Female, 18, San Francisco

He had a muscular build, a paperboy cap on, and a glow stick necklace around his neck. Stupid? Yes. Hot? Definitely.
My First Time: Female, New England, 22

My First Time: Female, New England, 22

"I can't tell you how glad I am that I never signed that 'True Love Waits' pledge."
My First Time: Female, Jerusalem, 16

My First Time: Female, Jerusalem, 16

"My heart rate was sky-high as I exited the elevator and saw him waiting in the lobby."
My First Time: Male, 15, Washington DC

My First Time: Male, 15, Washington DC

"I had never planned to lose my virginity to a guy—let alone Rob. I planned to pretend to be straight for as long as possible."
My First Time: Male, 16, Niagra Falls

My First Time: Male, 16, Niagra Falls

Kim was the coolest. That she was hot and wanted to spend time with me was a fantastic bonus.
My First Time: Female, 16, Toronto

My First Time: Female, 16, Toronto

He continued to air-dry his undies until it was time to head to the restaurant to greet my mother.
My First Time: Female, 18, Wisconsin

My First Time: Female, 18, Wisconsin

There we were, naked and alone together in the darkness before dawn, when I turned to him and said, "Why not?"
My First Time: Female, 17, Wisconsin

My First Time: Female, 17, Wisconsin

"The rest of the summer was spent creeping around camp in the dark, stealing away from our campers and co-counselors whenever possible..."
My First Time: Female, 17, Serbia

My First Time: Female, 17, Serbia

"This was 1995 in Eastern Europe: the internet was still practically in beta, and chat rooms were populated entirely by geeks and entrepreneurs..."
My First Time: Female, 17, Apartment

My First Time: Female, 17, Apartment

"In hindsight, it was kind of a extreme way to lose my virginity..."
My First Time: Female, 17, Scottsdale, AZ

My First Time: Female, 17, Scottsdale, AZ

"I had no idea what I was supposed to bring to the party..."