Cupid's Pulse Article: ‘Bachelor in Paradise’: Ashley I. Is Ready to Give Up Virginity to Win JaredCupid's Pulse Article: ‘Bachelor in Paradise’: Ashley I. Is Ready to Give Up Virginity to Win Jared

By Mackenzie Scibetta

Bachelor in Paradise cast member Ashley Iaconetti, who is notoriously known for her conservative views on sex, might have finally found the right guy to lose her virginity to. According to, Ashley happily told cameras, “I don’t know what’s going to happen tonight, but I may not be a virgin tomorrow!” Ashley gave her potential celebrity love, Jared Haibonan invite to spend the night privately in the fantasy suite, in which the cameras are turned off and anything can happen.

Bachelor in Paradise is nothing if not full of drama this season! How do you know when you’re ready to lose your virginity?

Cupid’s Advice:

There are a lot of differing opinions about how to tell when it’s the right time to lose your virginity, however, you shouldn’t be swayed by other people because only you can truly tell when you’re ready. Cupid has some love advice to help you decide if you’re ready to take the next step in your relationship:

1. Ask yourself what you want losing your virginity to mean: Think about why you want to lose your virginity and decide if you’re satisfied with those reasons.Only you can decide how it will make you feel but make sure it will bring positive emotions. You don’t want to lose your virginity to please anyone else except yourself.

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2. Inform yourself: Know all of the consequences that come with having sex, such as harmful STD’s and the potential risk of pregnancy. Once you accept this risks and feel that you understand them then you should feel more confident about deciding if you’re ready or not for sex.

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3. You trust and are comfortable with your partner: Your first time can be overwhelmingly intimidating so you want to have a partner who will be there for you. This doesn’t mean you necessarily need to be in love with them, but you want someone who will be understanding if you decide you aren’t ready and someone who can help ease your nerves.

What love advice do you have for someone unsure about having sex for the first time? Share in the comments below.