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Everything You Never Knew About Hymens and Were Too Afraid to Ask

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H-Y-M-E-N, Not Well Understood by Men!

Before many of us even fully understood what a “virgin” was, we knew the concept of some mystical membrane that made it possible to test whether or not a woman had had sex.

Chances are if you asked your average teenager or adult on the street what a hymen was, they would tell you that it was some sort of barrier in a woman’s body that breaks when she loses her virginity, or that otherwise broke in some physical activity such as horseback riding or playing softball.

Turns out, we were all wrong. It’s time we busted the biggest myths about hymens.

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Start the slideshow below to learn the truth about hymens so that you don’t sound like an idiot next time the topic comes up, and then SHARE to educate your friends!