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question - August 16th 2011, 01:52 AM

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i added a triggering thing because i wasnt sure if this is triggering or not.

My question is, if a peson is raped, does that make them a virgin? or are they not a virgin? i dont know if that made sense or not.

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Re: question - August 16th 2011, 04:43 AM

Hey Marla,

That's really up to you. I would still consider myself a 'virgin' if I were raped, but that's up to you to figure out on your own--it depends what your definition of virginity is.


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Re: question - August 16th 2011, 02:52 PM

First of all, your question did make sense so don't worry about that.

Secondly, I would still consider them a virgin as rape isn't necesarily about sex but more the power and control of the act.
   
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Re: question - August 17th 2011, 12:09 AM

I think, Biblically speaking, you are still a virgin. Virginity is not only body, it's your mind & heart also. You did not go with this man willingly, he took you by force. So no, I think you are still one
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Re: question - August 17th 2011, 03:06 AM

It all depends on how you think about it. After I was raped, I continued to label myself a virgin because I didn't want the sexual action. I was FORCED. When I had consensual sex, I decided that I'm no longer a virgin.
   
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