I was a freshman in high school. He was working a dead-end job and so he joined the service so he could have a good job and support me. Of course I never told her that, though. I knew I was ready, and looking back, I still think I was. So instead, I would just make out hot and heavy, and then, when alone, masturbate furiously to release all my pent up sexual tension. Next time, I want it to mean something. Do Tell is a crowdsourced compilation of anonymous, true, personal stories about sex and sexuality.
Kaydence. Age: 25.
As guilty as I felt, the excitement—and it was very exciting—kept me from just ending it right there.
Anaya. Age: 26.
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This story-sharing blog is an extension of the oral history documentary Subjectified: Nine Young Women Talk about Sex. I was 14 years old when I lost my virginity. Because our voices and our histories matter.