We all know talking about sex isn’t our strongest suit as Egyptians. This issue is a result of all the crap our ancestors have been feeding us regarding the sensitivity of this specific subject. And because sex is considered a taboo in our society, the door is left wide open for all kinds of myths and rumors to go around. We’ve collected a few of those completely untrue “facts” to enlighten you:
1. Women’s hymens break the first time they have sex
The hymen doesn’t necessarily break the first time a woman has sex. Although hymens are typically thin membranes, some women have thicker hymens than others.
2. Breaking your hymen doesn’t make you a virgin
I’ve always found this one truly hilarious. Dear women, the only way you could lose your virginity is through penetration. You cannot lose your virginity if your hymen breaks while at the gym, riding a bike or inserting a tampon. In fact, some women are born without a hymen, altogether.
3. Big feet means a big penis
Sorry, dudes but your penis size isn’t in any way associated with your show size, or fist size or height. The average size of a penis is 5.15 and according to the British Journal of Urology International.
4. Sex changes the shape and size of your vagina
It doesn’t matter the amount of sexual partners you have, you won’t wake up one day and find your vagina has suddenly become bigger, for instance. Dr. Sari Locker explains on her sex education blog “After each sexual encounter, the vagina contracts to its original size, and it has no lasting stretching“.
5. Female ejaculation is fake
Female ejaculation is just another sexual function, y’all. One study found that between 10 and 40 percent of women experience an involuntary emission of fluid when they climax.
6. Wetness is a measure of how turned on you are
It doesn’t matter how much water you drink, a lot of factors go into vaginal lubrication. Needing more lubrication than your body produces and using lube doesn’t mean you’re not aroused. “Your monthly cycle, pregnancy, illness, menopause, medications (such antihistamines and decongestants) can affect lubrication, no matter how much water you drink” said Dr. Ava Cadell, clinical sexologist and AASECT certified sex counselor.
7. All women experience orgasm during intercourse
Only about 20%-30% of women experience orgasm through intercourse alone, explained Cadell. “So don’t be shy about reaching down and giving yourself a hand or abuzz. Putting your hand on your clitoris during sex really ups the chances that you’ll have an orgasm,” she said.
5 Reasons Why Your Crush Is No Longer Interested In You
We cherish it when we feel some sort of special connection with someone. You don’t feel special connections with people every day, which most of the times drives us to act a little bit insane and creepy in hopes to get that person with the special connections. However, in many cases we end up losing that person before we even start dating them exclusively.
So, before you creep out the person you like, and sit there wondering what went wrong, here are the possible actions you need to avoid:
Coming on too strong:
The following scenario is based on true life events: You saw someone for the very first time and you feel a spark. You go to them, talk, exchange numbers and the night ends well. What happens next is you call a lot, text and maybe go as far as telling that you like them so much even before going out on an official date. You might believe that former scenario says that you are nice, but in reality, it says you are a creep. Coming out too strong scares people away.
Don’t rush things and slow down.
Being too available:
Maybe you are leading a busy hectic life; but the moment the person you like texts, you throw everything away and become too available instantly. If you don’t show your crush that you have a life, you have plans, you need to get other things done; it might not work with your crush. Being too available all the time gives the false impression that you are someone who is needy with absolutely no life.
Too much enthusiasm:
It is cute to have butterflies and get excited when interacting with your crush. However, too much enthusiasm can be a turnoff to some people, specially if they are not acting as excited.
Doing all the work:
We can agree that you need to make effort to impress someone you like, you need to show them that you care. But, doing all the work and always going the extra mile doesn’t make you someone particularly interesting. You need to give the other person a chance to figure out what they actually and act accordingly, they need to make effort as well.
Sharing too much too soon:
Although it is nice when you feel comfortable enough to open up to someone, you need to filter what you share. Sharing too much too soon about yourself will probably leave the wrong impression about you. If not that, you are not leaving a room for the other person to ask you questions and truly get to know you.
How It is Like to be the Only Single Friend in your Squad
I’m not sure if being the only single one in your close group of friends makes you the odd one or not, but it is sure thing that everyone’s change of behavior makes you feel odd. You, couples, need to stop feeling sorry for your single friends, they are fine.
Here are somethings that happen when you are only single one around your friends:
Couples hide their romance:
I don’t exactly know who should be weirded out when you are the only single person in a gathering full of couples, but it always seems like couples who are ones weirded out. In spite of their sincere intentions, it gets pretty obvious that couples around you are trying to avoid any kind of romantic acts. It is okay to be romantic with your partner around your lone single friends, the aren’t bothered as long as you don’t go too far.
Everyone tries to set you up:
Now your couple friends started to feel like your mother who just want you to get married to anyone and just finally get over the idea of how a single daughter. That is exactly how it feels like when you are out with your friends and they try to hook you up with their single friends hoping you guys will click, even tho they know deep down that this person is not technically your type. However, you can’t help but appreciate their genuine attempts even when they set you up with the wrong people.
Balancing it out:
You can see your best friends trying to balance between you, their best friend, and their partner. (Remember the times when you had your best friend all for yourself? Haha, never mind). Sometimes, they take balancing too far that they take you out with them and you just find yourself sitting there feeling like a third wheel.
Why Millennials Refrain from getting married
You might have attended a couple of weddings of your college colleagues last summer; however, more and more of us millennials are kind of avoiding and postponing the idea of marriage. Men and women alike seem to have other priorities and goals than getting wed-locked.
The obsession of getting married preferably as early as possible doesn’t exist in our generations, and the older ones just don’t get it yet. We can’t help but smile politely and forcibly when we are always asked when we are planning to settle down; “hanfr7 beko emta?” they always say.
So, here is to every “Tant” who still believes that the ultimate happiness only found in marriage, we have 4 reasons why we don’t really care about marriage:
In the 21st century, little girls are still taught to grow up aspiring to be housewives; instead of looking for making something out of themselves, they are told to get a husband as soon as possible. Right now, we are old enough to realize that be successful is focusing on yourself and working as hard as you can to reach your career goals. Marriage don’t make you a successful person, your achievements do.
Travelling the World:
We are no longer waiting to get married to make our wishes come true, we do know that waiting till marriage to do the things we want is a myth. Some of us realized that they are capable of making our wishes coming true by being strong, independent and working as hard as we can. We are too busy saving money and planning our next trips around the globe.
Figuring out who you are:
Relationships is a hard work, it needs two mature compatible partners. In order to maintain a healthy marriage, you need to figure out who you are first. We have realized that being lost or not have an idea who we really don’t really qualify us to build a family.
Yup, that is a 100% legit reason! Something about commitment makes us want to flee away. We would rather run free instead of being tied down to one person forever, the idea just sound re
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