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Why do women hide facts about number of past sexual partners?
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
In brief: To avoid a label
Some people feel that a woman that has had more than 1 sexual partner is sexually promiscuous, aka a "slut".
Furthermore, some people think that a sexually inexperienced woman would make a better sexual partner due to a tighter vagina. These are myths or cultural biases that have nothing to do with reality. But perceptions and opinions don't change easily. So some women hide the number.

In brief: To avoid a label
Some people feel that a woman that has had more than 1 sexual partner is sexually promiscuous, aka a "slut".
Furthermore, some people think that a sexually inexperienced woman would make a better sexual partner due to a tighter vagina. These are myths or cultural biases that have nothing to do with reality. But perceptions and opinions don't change easily. So some women hide the number.
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