He acted like a victim, she says four years later, telling her that none of his friends would ever sleep with a virgin, that he'd already slept with two and would never do it again. "No offense, but most people do that in high school," he told her.She still tried, occasionally, and after about a year she met another guy, someone else from work.
Your advice is thoughtful and reasonable, unlike many others out there. Despite my attempts since I went to college, I am still a virgin.
Suffice to say, you’ve given me a lot to think about. Yes, I’ve seen the movie, and I won’t lie: I’m afraid of becoming the archetype of that fictional character.
But this guy was actually nice about it, telling her things like "That guy was such an asshole" and "You should say you just haven't found the right guy; be more self-confident." It made her feel better, and when he left he said he'd call her the next day.
But he didn't call until the following week and things went downhill from there.
But the fact is, there are a surprising number of women -- smart, savvy and attractive women -- who still haven't lost their virginity into their 20s or 30s.
According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, 7 percent of unmarried women between ages 25 and 29 have never had sex; neither have 5 percent between 30 and 34 and 4.3 percent between 35 and 39.
There was time when virginity was a prize, a treasure to be guarded and a badge of honor, but now, it seems that for the modern career woman virginity is nothing but a curse.
What's worse, the longer she waits the harder it is to find a guy -- not just the right guy, but any guy -- to do the honors.
She wasn't ready to sleep with him yet, but she was close, real close. She leaned in to kiss him and he backed away, "like I was some disgusting object." "It made me scared to date, scared to talk to guys.