Anonymous said:I know this doesn't fit with the topic of body image... I was just wondering if you could help me out with some advice. I've had sex with my boyfriend about 4 times now and it still hurts to start off with. I was a virgin before hand... How can I make it hurt less? It's not an overwhelming pain, just uncomfortable. I thought it would feel better after a while but it's still pretty sore.
My guess is that you’re taking it too fast and you’re not wet enough. Here are some useful articles about painful sex on Scarleteen:
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