No matter how old you are or what the circumstances are, having sex for the first time can feel like a huge deal. Everyone's experiences are different. Below, 18 guys get real about the first time they had sex — who they did it with, how it happened, and how they felt afterward. After waiting two or three nights out of anxiety, we were finally able to share the experience. We waited for her parents to go to bed, and after what seemed like hours, they did.
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Be that their most memorable experience, their favourite position, or their go-to sex toy. This article comes as the first of our new series, We Asked Guys. After months of dating, kissing and heavy petting we decided that the time was right. We decided to do it at my house as her mother was at home as she was a teacher and it was the summer holidays.
18 Guys Get Real About Their First Time Having Sex
That said, it may help to explore some of your own needs and wants via a one-on-one session with yourself prior to engaging in partnered sex more on that later. But, basically: Relax, breathe, and take it all in stride. The best thing you can do before you have sex for the first time: masturbate. This can be v empowering and make room for lots and lots of pleasure when it comes time for partnered sex, she confirms. Focus instead on what you're experiencing, what feels good, and the sensations of how exactly your partner is touching you.
Having ex for the first time can be an awkward, intimidating, and overwhelming experience — but hopefully a positive one, too. What is the first time like for guys? Our cultural understanding of "the first time" is extremely gendered and heteronormative; women's first sexual experiences are often thought to be painful, and to create a lifelong obsession and attachment with the person with whom they "lose" their virginity.