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A 19-year-old female asked:

how do u know you are ready for sex? of course my hormones say i am. and my mind kinda agrees its just a scarry step? i don't wanna be a 40yr old virgi

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Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 13 years experience
You know : You know you are ready when you feel it. Dont act on impulse because then you will regret it. Do it at the right time after you make sure you are mentally and emotionally prepared. Discuss it with someone you can trust, and even your sexual partner. Communication is key.

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