There was a time when everyone had to believe — or at least pretend they believed — that waiting until marriage to "do it" was the best possible course of action.
Nowadays, it's more commonplace to sample the goods before you put a ring on it. But many. many people still save themselves for marriage.
A recent Reddit thread asked people to share what it was like to wait. Here are the best stories — and warnings.
I don't know. I have nothing else to compare it to since I've only ever been with my husband.
I would say it's nice that we are each other's "first." But with that comes a lot of trial and error. It might have been nice to have a partner with more experience than me. So I guess I learned that two virgins are probably not going to be great at sex for a while. And maybe I should have not had to much high expectations for a while. - cls107