Most people's sexual history is fairly similar -- you dream about sex, then you do it, and it is a bit disappointing the first time.

Here are seven things that surprised people the most when they first started having sex:

  • The smells
  • When women climax, it is not theatrical like it is in the movies or pornography
  • How easy it is for women to get urinary tract infections from sex
  • Women's pain down below does not automatically stop after having sex once
  • Sex might not be enough to get a woman to climax -- it usually takes some other stimulation
  • The sounds, especially when a woman has air trapped "up there"
  • The difference in feeling between using protection and not using it

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