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I am really desperate and hope you can provide me with some advice. My name is Natalie, and I am 26 years old. I recently met a guy who is really nice and we have been going out for the last two years. He is a very strict Christian who does not believe in sex before marriage.
Should a woman remain a virgin until she is married?
Email to a Friend When I was growing up, it was expected that girls should stay a virgin until they got married. But with the advent of the contraceptive pill which gave Western women the freedom to control their fertility and changes in sexual attitudes, in many countries it is rare for women to wait until marriage. But there are still countries where it is essential that a woman is a virgin if she is going to be married — including Indonesia, Jordan, Pakistan, Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia, Malaysia and Ghana. It seems these cultures are only concerned that the woman has not had vaginal sex.
A demonstrator attends a rally outside the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan, Belgium, October 5, These reports are used in court as evidence and have led to long prison terms for many women. These examinations are invasive, humiliating, conducted without meaningful — or sometimes any — consent, and can constitute sexual assault. There is also another problem: Many people mistakenly believe that virginity can be determined because the hymen is broken when a woman or girl has sexual intercourse for the first time.