Hey, guys... I've been around scarlateen reading some of the stuff cause i've been really worried these last days, but today i have something i'd like to share. I'm 23 years old and just lost my virginity. Guess, despite the age, i'm still not mature to do stuff like that and i think i might suffer from some baaad kind of anxiety. xD But here goes my story: I'm having my first bf, and doing the first things ever with him. The day we had actual sex, he didn't came, but i got really nervous about the precum thing... So i took an emergency pill about 8hours later. One week later, i got my period, it lasted about 7 days... Even that i knew, he didn't came, that i got my period, and the chances of the emergency pill work on me (cause it was the first time that i had taken one of those) was pretty certain... i was still freaking out, cause i'm not ready to be pregnant and i don't feel like i could ever be. So i made an hcg blood test in which the result was negative, my period ended... but i was still worried thinkin about the minor chances of things going wrong... I was reading soooo many things that was making me scared and i started feeling nausea... So today (24 days after i had unprotected sex), i went to the pharmacy and bought a test... and guess what?! I'M REALLY NOT PREGNANT! (obviously!) What i really feel i need to share is... don't freak out if you're passing through some doubts and fears! Find ways to know for sure you're okay! Cause if you're feeling scared and reading too much stuff that doesn't aways are true u may feel really worst... Keep calm, always! After that reckless action of mine, of having unprotected sex... i promised myself that i would never be so stupid again and started taking birth control pills as well using condoms, wich is the way that makes me feel safe.
Thank you for your attention! I really appreciate if someone read this cause i got no one to share aaalllll that was going on.
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I'm glad you were able to sort out contraception methods you feel comfortable with and that helped you feel more secure. Not using reliable methods of contraception is one common, and real, reason why people worry a lot about possible pregnancy.
Emergency contraception has the same chance of being effective no matter how many times someone has already taken it. It's simply more likely to be effective the sooner after a risk it's taken.
You're absolutely right about all the inaccurate and panicky things on the internet about possible pregnancy. That stuff is like tank-fulls of oxygen to the flame of worry! Best to avoid it if people don't want to feed their worry-flames
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