Stacy's Relationship Story


I was afraid that he might leave me.

I was seventeen and scared to death that I was pregnant. I found a place where I could get a pregnancy test. Thank God it came out negative! I had a second chance!

But I knew my boyfriend would want to continue our sexual relationship, and I was afraid next time I wouldn't be so lucky. I talked to the counselor there about what I could do because I didn't want to go through this again. The counselor suggested that we try to do other things while we're together, like going to the movies, taking a walk, or even washing the car. But I was afraid that he might leave me for someone else if we no longer had sex.

Then we talked about what I really wanted in a relationship - that my concerns and fears should be considered too. We also talked about how I could say no, in spite of pressure to give in, the effectiveness of birth control, and the possibility of STDs.

Finally we talked about my own long-term goals to finish school and go on to college and how I could best achieve my goals. It was then that I realized the best thing for me at this time in my life was to start fresh and begin a life of secondary virginity.

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