Tag: love

Adventures in Virginity: Not with a Bang, but a Whimper

I marked the day I was scheduled to lose my virginity on the calendar—October 28, 2002. The square was annotated with a caricature of a mustachioed penis flexing his veiny biceps. I drew the doodle in June when I first used the date to defer Kim’s advances. I promised her that she could take my…




Adventures in Virginity: The Girl on the Boys’ Team

The first time I saw Amanda Wood I thought she was a boy, which partially explains why I fell in love with her instantly. She was pitching for the opposing little league team. I was so mesmerized by her form that I forgot to swing and struck out. My affinity for tomboys came from my…