Thought Catalog
July 19, 2016

25 People On The One Piece Of Sex Advice They Wish They Could Give Their Younger Self

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1. “I would tell myself to never let myself feel like I needed to have sex with a guy for him to like me. Sex is important in a relationship but don’t ever do it just because you feel like you have to.” – Abby, 23


2. “Wait for the right person because you’ll never get the first time you had sex back. It should be with someone you love and if it is and you stay together it will forever be a special moment you share.” – Paula, 25


3. “Don’t ever let your ex boyfriend make you feel bad for losing your virginity before you were in a committed relationship with him because you’ll learn he also sucks.” – Kate, 27


4. “Don’t try so hard.” – Danny, 25


5. “Never take anyone seriously when they tell you for the first time they like you while they’re on top of you.” – Josie, 24


6. “Never try to downplay your sexual needs or desires just to make a guy feel better about himself.” – Maggie, 29


7. “Always finger her while eating her out.” – Don, 27


8. “Even though sex feels better without a condom, use one, unless you could picture yourself raising a child with her because the pregnancy scares aren’t worth it.” – Pete, 30


9. “Use sex toys, they’re fun.” – Alex, 23


10. “Don’t have sex with him because you’re scared he’s going to leave. He’s going to be out of your life in the future anyway and I know that’s hard to wrap your mind around right now, but I promise you will be okay.” – Jacqueline, 30


11. “If he won’t put on a condom, he isn’t worth your time or your vagina. Grab your things and walk out the door.” – Bella, 22


12. “Don’t think he’s the only one who is supposed to walk away with oral sex and an orgasm. It’s not your job to only give and never receive.” – Kat, 26


13. “Your sex life and self-worth are two completely different things, don’t let them overlap.” – Lucy, 32


14. “Wear a condom, STDs aren’t a joke.” – Mike, 27


15. “If he tells you his dick won’t fit into a normal size condom, he’s lying. Your foot can fit into a normal sized condom.” – Lily, 22


16. “Wait. You don’t have to ‘give it up’ for them to be any more into you. You don’t have to wait until you’re married or anything, but be smart, think about the consequences and above all, respect yourself.” – Ashley, 25


17. “Sex and love don’t always have to be related.” – Sophia, 30


18. “Having sex with women isn’t like it is in porn, it’s better. But still watch it or else you’d have no clue what you’re doing.” – Joe, 25


19. “Don’t let him stick his dick in your ass, especially if it’s not something you talked about prior. Your body is not his to do whatever he pleases with, you have a voice use it and don’t let him violate you in ways you don’t want to be touched.” – Marie, 33


20. “Don’t be so self-conscious about sex, be comfortable with yourself and your body. And remember you’re letting him see you naked he should be praising you.” – Michaela, 27


21. “Wait until you’re ready because sleeping with him won’t make him stick around.” – Lola, 23


22. “Don’t listen to him when he tells you he won’t tell everyone what you’re like in bed. He’s a shitty person, but trust me things will get better for you and you don’t deserve to be called all those names. You’re stronger now and things are better now.” – Sarah, 24


23. “Experiment, if you want, but don’t feel pressured. Your friends talk a much bigger game than they have, it’s just part of being a guy.” – Kyle, 23


24. “You are not only fuckable, you are also datable. Don’t let boys only make you feel like you’re only a piece of ass because you are more than your body.” – Zoe, 21


25. “Being drunk doesn’t give him a right to put his hands on you, especially when you said no.” – Libby, 24 TC mark

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