“Do menstrual cups affect my virginity”?
The question is frequently asked by women who want to use a menstrual cup but worry about using it as virgins. The following guide will assist you with dispelling the most popular myth regarding menstrual cups and virginity.
Can virgins use a menstrual cup?
Yes, of course! Anyone can use menstrual cups, including virgins. The menstrual cup can be difficult to use at first, but here are a few ways to reduce discomfort:
- Smaller menstrual cups are better. Be relaxed and comfortable. Tension makes insertion more difficult
- Get familiar with your body before you insert the cup, so you will know where everything belongs.
- For a comfortable insertion, use water or a water-based lubricant
- Practice several times before your period
The first time you use a menstrual cup, it’s perfectly normal to feel uncomfortable or awkward. It may take a while to feel at ease using this product. You will get better at it as you practice.
Is your virginity lost when you use menstrual cups?
No. Using a menstrual cup will not cause you to lose your virginity, and it has nothing to do with your virginity.
Hymens have historically been viewed as the “proof” of women’s virginity in many cultures, but this is an outdated view.
There is a thin tissue surrounding the vagina called the hymen. Sometimes a hymen covers the entire vagina, or it may cover part of it; sometimes, there is no hymen at all. Through activities such as bike riding, sports, doctor visits, tampons, and other activities, the hymen may wear down over months or years. It is possible to be a virgin without an intact hymen.
The barrier of virginity cannot be broken by penetration, such as the insertion of a menstrual cup or tampon. A virgin is not a biological construct; it is a social construct that refers to someone’s first sexual experience.
Using a menstrual cup is not sexual contact. For this reason, even if you stretch or tear your hymen, this does not mean you are no longer a virgin. The state of the hymen is not a reliable indicator to prove or disprove virginity.
The choice of menstrual products is ultimately up to you. Compared to pads and tampons, menstrual cups save time, are more sustainable, do not require frequent replacements, and help prevent leaks.
The Fairy Menstrual Cup of “Small” size is the recommended cup size for virgins who wish to use a menstrual cup.