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DEFLORATION. The act by which a woman is deprived of her virginity.
     2. When this is done unlawfully, and against her will, it bears the name of rape, (q.v.) when she consents, it is fornication. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The researchers found that the top three most common regrets for women are: losing virginity to the wrong partner (24 percent), cheating on a present or past partner (23 percent) and moving too fast sexually (20 percent).
TOP 20 REGRETS 1 Taking up smoking 2 Not saving enough 3 Becoming overweight 4 Not getting better exam results/grades 5 Not keeping in touch with people 6 Not concentrating hard enough at school 7 Getting into debt 8 Career choice 9 Not quitting smoking at an earlier age 10 Not being brave 11 Socialising too little 12 Not making the most of an opportunity 13 Not going travelling 14 Not going to college or university 15 Drinking too much at a young age 16 Not learning a language 17 Losing virginity to wrong person 18 Not having more relationships 19 Not enough time spent with family 20 Being too sensible 82% of people think bad decisions made when they were young helped to shape their personality
Tackle the problem of developing female friends and not just losing virginity!