Covering the opening of the vagina, the hymen is a thin layer of skin that can be torn or stretched open with penetration. Found about half an inch inside the vagina, the hymen has tiny holes and a small opening in the centre that allows for menstrual flow. Sometimes the tearing of the hymen can be uncomfortable and cause bleeding. But other times, you might not even notice when it happens Can my hymen be torn without losing my virginity?
Hey, I have had sexual intercourse a number of times with men and women and my cherry still hasn't popped. I'm worried that I might never be able to have children as a result. Is that true and how can I solve the problem? Well, first off, it'd be good to toss out the whole idea of the " cherry. Unfortunately, due to popular culture and the dubious sex -ed that many of us get from cheap romance novels, we've got a pretty darn unrealistic idea of what a hymen what people are often really talking about when they discuss one's "cherry" is and does. So perhaps that's the best place to start this discussion.