My life in sex: ‘I’ve had sex only once, 20 years ago’
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The one-timer

I’ve had sex only once, 20 years ago. It was reading week at university, so I went to London to stay with my boyfriend. We’d been dating long distance for 10 months, and it had taken me that long to feel ready. That Wednesday, after he left for work, I walked to the pharmacy to buy condoms and lube. Then I tidied and made the bed, twitching with nerves.

I expected it to be painful and awkward the first time, but it wasn’t. We kept whispering to each other about how good it felt and...


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