Bleeding losing virginityUploader: Eric 20 days ago Subscribe 1640
Check out this passage from Deuteronomy 22 in the Old Testamentto get an idea of the weight of virginity in history, as well as what the consequences for a woman could be if she hadn't bled with intercourse:. That's unsurprising since bleeding from one specific act of intercourse rather than it happening with frequency often doesn't have any real medical relevance, and healthcare providers and sex educators -- if we've done our homework -- also pretty much have the answers we need already. As well, arousal and lubrication is an issue with this one, too. So can endometriosis, fibroid tumors, vaginitis, yeast infections, uterine or cervical polyps, cervical dysplasia and other kinds of cervicitis, and more rarely, cervical cancer. Suffice it to say, if a person with a vagina isn't consenting to sex at all, but is sexually assaulted, bleeding is very common for this reason. But when periods or withdrawal bleeds happen isn't something that can change overnight: Ive been anxious in the past about it because I was scared of getting pregnant, or getting an STD. Based on what we know from medicine, and what sex educators know from talking to people about this, the first three situations are the most common causes of vaginal bleeding, not the last. Many older women actually knew full well, from experience, that this idea that bleeding always happens with intercourse was a farce, so new brides would often be prepared by other women on how to fake bleeding in case they didn't.