I was sixteen, with my first partner, and terrified. There was no objective reason; My partner was loving and we had both mutually agreed the time was right, we’d done the research, had the equipment, and even secured time without my parents at home. The internet was a great ally. ‘Is your first time painful?’
Bodies are a peculiar thing. Sometimes we may want something from them so badly but they just will not co-operate. This is a fact that people with Vaginismus confront daily.