Looking back: the experience of first sexual intercourse and current sexual adjustment in young heterosexual adults.

@article{Reissing2012LookingBT,
  title={Looking back: the experience of first sexual intercourse and current sexual adjustment in young heterosexual adults.},
  author={Elke D Reissing and Heather L Andruff and Jocelyn J Wentland},
  journal={Journal of sex research},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={
          27-35
        }
}
A young person's first consensual sexual intercourse experience is often a remarkable and memorable experience. However, little systematic information exists regarding contextual factors of first intercourse, the affective salience of the experience, possible effects on sexual attitudes and beliefs, and subsequent sexual development and adjustment. This retrospective study aimed to examine these in a sample of 475 young adults. Overall, young men and women experienced intercourse for the first… CONTINUE READING
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