November 14, 2013

"At 35, I still want to save sex for someone who is mutually in love with me and who accepts my virginity as a gift."

"After so many years of holding out, I can’t change now. I just hope my hopes don’t go stale before he shows up or, perhaps more important, before I recognize that he’s been hanging around, waiting, the whole time."

Writes Amanda McCracken in a NYT op-ed, which also contains the sentence, "I like being naked with boyfriends." And "I’ve happily taken on a dominatrix role and men have enjoyed it." So take that into account as process her evidence of the psychology of preserving virginity. Maybe this shouldn't be called "virginity" at all. It's more of a sexual orientation that excludes intercourse. Which I'm not knocking, by the way.

41 comments:

YoungHegelian said...

SUBMIT TO THE GIFT of MY VIRGINITY, YOU MALE WORM!

That'll work!

rhhardin said...

Avoid horseback riding.

Curious George said...

LOL ^

EDH said...

Howie Carr dubbed his former radio producer "VB", for Virgin Boy, because Howie never saw him with a woman.

Now, VB is a morning anchor for FoxBoston TV from a studio across the street from the Mass State House.

And his TV name and all the promos still refer to him as "VB".

Funny, short video.

madAsHell said...

If you like your virginity, then you can keep it.
Period.

betamax3000 said...

That First Time Will End in Tears.

betamax3000 said...

You Left the Toilet Seat Up Again: Do You Not Remember the GIFT I Gave You?

(sobs)

betamax3000 said...

Remember How Very Special My GIFT to You Was? Let's Talk About it Endlessly Again.

Levi Starks said...

" I did not have sex with that woman, Amanda Mc Cracken"

betamax3000 said...

I Can't Wait to Write My NYT Op-ed Piece About My Giving You My GIFT: Do Not Disappoint Me.

D.L.McNamara said...

Age 35 is unusual, but the virgin slut is nothing new. Plenty of women who will claim to have had only one or two sex partners are going by the President Clinton definition of sex.

rhhardin said...

That First Time Will End in Tears.

First pun.

Michael K said...

Girls in Iran, I have read, do anal sex with boyfriends since "proof of virginity" is required for marriage and to stay alive).

Ann Althouse said...

She needs a man to get mccrackin' with.

jr565 said...

Does she do oral because, as was shown in the Clinton saga, it's not sex?

jr565 said...

"Girls in Iran, I have read, do anal sex with boyfriends since "proof of virginity" is required for marriage and to stay alive)."


That has the makings if a great porno series. "Anal Iran"
You're welcome, porn directors.
Then again since they're now making the porn stars wear goggles and protective gear, maybe they will have to
Film it in another state.

Wait a second..... The girls who get anal can wear
Burqhas that cover their skin from head to
Toe. That will work as well as protective gear.
You're welcome poem directors.

rehajm said...

At first I thought taking advantage of the loophole. But there's history of uneaten halloween candy, unopened expired food in the fridge, unused perfume. Sounds like it's just procrastination, or worse, failure to recognize god's miracles.

Michelle Dulak Thomson said...

All's Well That Ends Well is eloquent on the subject.

[Y]our virginity, your old virginity, is like one of our French
withered pears, it looks ill, it eats drily [...]

elkh1 said...

If Sandra Fluke has taken that up, we would have saved a lot of free condoms, may even saved Obamacare.

Ralph Hyatt said...

She states:

"In other societies, the word doesn’t even exist. Waiting to have sex with one man would be considered being stingy with your sexuality, which is something to be shared with the community."

I call shenanigans. No such society exists.

Joe said...

"Waiting to have sex..."

But, she isn't waiting, she isn't "saving" herself. She's having sex, just not vaginal intercourse sex. It's pretty damn obvious that she's done everything else. What, exactly, is she going to bring to the pop-the-cherry-bed? And how would it be remotely special?

TMink said...

When I was working at a college counseling center I learned to enquire further of people who identified themselves as virgins. Their definition might be "never had vaginal intercourse' while they had a very active and enthusiastic sex life that included everything else.

Virgin, I don't think that word means what you think it means.

Trey

lemondog said...

Enuff of these cleverly sly sexist remarks.

This is important journalism!

Anglelyne said...

At what point does one's Gift become a fusty old Nut?

(I suspect around the time you start writing op-eds about it.)

Anglelyne said...

Erp, I see MDT went there first at 10:53.

tim maguire said...

It's called "technical virginity" and it's not really THAT impressive.

Smilin' Jack said...

I thought all women instinctively understood the concept of a depreciating asset. Apparently some don't; maybe it should be covered in sex education classes.

Crunchy Frog said...

I just hope my hopes don’t go stale before he shows up

Like your vagina already has?

Inga said...

Ok, that's weird.

William said...

Sounds more like a chore than a gift.

Sam L. said...

So, everything else is OK? And NYT, why the Hell is this "fit to print"?

Oy. Veh. Wasted, time was.

Fritz said...

It doesn't do anything for me, which is the point after all, isn't it?

Lonetown said...

McCrackin?

Really???

paul a'barge said...

go to images.google.com and par-tay.

Oso Negro said...

Flaunting one's virginity is unseemly at 35.

JoyD said...

"After so many years of holding out" ... is just unimaginably sad.
And her choice of words is telling.

Lord Ben said...

After having used "the loophole" with previous early relationships myself and now looking back after 15 years of being married I can say I'm glad I saved something for after marriage.

It's hard to explain the thoughts but I don't regret it, not even a little.

SOJO said...

FTA: “If you’ve had an orgasm, you are not a virgin,” (her purist virgin friend) said.


Then I lost my virginity at 1-yr-old in the baby bath with a water massage.

Rhythm and Balls said...

The awesome thing about proud perpetual virgins is that whatever genes contributed to their unnatural weirdness will die with them. That's definitely something to be proud of.

Feminist Shakerism.

The word games that can be played on this author shouldn't exclude her first name.

America's Politico said...

She is not virgin. What about being naked with others, booty call, domintrax, etc. I think she is kidding herself. Feeling guilty.

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