‘Do I have to tell a guy I’m a virgin?’

I’m worried he’ll think I’ll turn out to be clingy or in love with him or something

Sex should be both pleasurable and honest; if you’re scared of “outing” yourself as a virgin, you might not communicate any discomfort you’re having. Photograph: iStockPhoto

Sex should be both pleasurable and honest; if you’re scared of “outing” yourself as a virgin, you might not communicate any discomfort you’re having. Photograph: iStockPhoto

Dear Roe,

I’m a 23-year-old woman, and I’m a virgin. This isn’t because of religion or anything, I just wasn’t very confident or successful with guys when I was younger, but being in college and having a good group of friends has helped me hugely over the past couple of years.

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