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Ariel Levy writes about "My First Time, Twice"

"When we had sex, it became clear to me that in fact, I had never had sex before. What had happened on that futon on Great Jones had been a failed attempt; the young man from NYU had not completed my mission. This, now, was something else. It was uncomfortable, then pleasurable, but most of all it was different.
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It was something that was better to do than to talk about doing. It was a door to another place, another way of being that didn’t have to do with language. It would take me many, many years to understand what I wanted from it, but I was so glad to know it was there."

Ariel Levy writes about the first [and second] time she lost her virginity (Thinking you have when you haven't is actually a surprisingly common story). You can read her entire essay at Guernica.