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Sex Talk Ask Dr Angela: We only had sex for a minute - am I still a virgin?


Dear Angela,

I (18) had my first real boyfriend this year while on holiday. We only kissed and held hands and stuff, but on our last night together we had sex on the beach. It wasn't planned but we were both a bit sad because I had to go home the next day.

Anyway, we had a serious cuddle and then we had sex, but only for about a minute. We got interrupted before we finished, and now I'm wondering whether I'm still a virgin after this. He was inside me, but only for a minute. And neither of us had an orgasm, so it doesn't really feel like we had full-blown sex.


What you experienced on the beach that night might not have felt like full-blown sex - but it was. And you're not a virgin anymore. It doesn't matter how long it lasted, or whether you had an orgasm or not - if you had vaginal intercourse, you lost your virginity.

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