Below, 43 girls get real about the first time they had sex — how they knew they were ready, who they did it with, and how they felt afterward. "He knew I was a virgin and for some reason, I had this expectation of it being magical, which in all honesty, it wasn't.He kept his face buried in my shoulder/neck the whole time and asked if I was okay once during, which I thought was kind of inconsiderate.
At the time, I was blinded by my love, so I chose to look past that." — Hafeezah, 22 2. Then, he went to study abroad and we never spoke about it, until like 2 years later." — Bianca, 233.It was super unexpected and definitely not planned.I know that I was ready to have sex, but the nervousness of being COMPLETELY NUDE in front of my boyfriend for the first time PLUS being in his house when I wasn't supposed to be made it hard for me to let myself really feel good.But the conversation was always about boys, never about being sexual with girls, so I felt completely unprepared when I went to have sex with my girlfriend for the first time." — Brooklyn, 2214."I was 18 and I kinda just wanted to get it over with.Then, the next day, I found out one of my best friends also had sex for the first time that night.So to this day, she and I will text each other on October 30 to say happy anniversary." — Tory, 244.He made me feel better about the experience, and we are still together two and a half years later." — Katie, 24 8."I wasn't "in love" or whatever, but I guess I never expected to be.Sometimes it's smooth and romantic, and other times, it's kind of terrible.But no matter how old you are or what the circumstances are, having sex for the first time can feel like a huge deal!