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Thursday, October 29, 2009

keeping legs closed

i've always like teyanna taylor.  for no real definable reason other than she's cutie patootie.  and she does her own thang. and did you see her on mtv's super sweet 16 in 2007?  the life style doll!  say word! and while get my daily dose of celebrity gossip this morning i ran across this over at theybf.com that made me like her even more.  i really like teyanna taylor.   and then this made me like her even more.
Q: Wait Wait Wait…your still a virgin?? I’m really happy to hear that.
A: Yes. The one thing people can never say is that I’m a hoe. I have a purity ring. The only time you get in trouble is if you attempt to do something. If your laying up on a boy then something is going to happen. So I just keep my legs closed until I am ready for that. I can’t have a boyfriend because the only thing they want to do is have sex. I don’t want no fingers up there, no penis, nothing!!! Uh uh (shaking her head no).
Q: You know many young girls think that virginity is lame and promiscuity is cool. They succumb to peer pressure and then find themselves in grown folks situations that they aren’t equipped to handle. So I’m pleasantly surprised to hear that you have your head on straight.
A: Egypt I even try to teach these girls. I hold bible study class at St. Lukes church in Harlem when I’m home. I actually teach the class because I want them to know its okay to praise God and keep your legs closed. I’m just trying to be a good example right now.
source: theybf.com and egypt.

during a recent sit down with egypt she talked about her virginity and how she's a motivation for young girls.  i think it's cool that she's not shy about her virginity and that she's a "cool" role model that other young girls can look up to. 

she also got me to thinking....if i could go back to when i was 18 (and still a virgin) would i do things differently?  would i have a purity ring? would i keep my legs closed?  cause you know they say once you dip your toe in the pool, it's all down hill from there.

what say ya'll?


Localicious said...

well girl i'm not gonna say it's down hill, but there def ain't no goin back. i'm glad homegirl is puttin her virginity out there and bein proud about it! if i cld go back in time and keep my v-card i'd put that bad boy back in my pocket. life is full of enough complications w/o sex cloudin up the picture. i didn't know who chickie-boo was b4 reading this post, but i like her too!

Courvoisier said...

Always loved her! And I lover even more now after her sweet 16 episode.

Anonymous said...

hmmm-maybe 18 but would you do 28 still a virgin? It starts to get a bit old no? So what age is the best age to lose the v-card?

Localicious said...

@ anonymous, i don't think there's an expiration date on the v-card. i guess it depends on the person and whether or not they want to stay a virgin. part of the problem for so many teens now is that being a virgin is looked at as some kind of affliction or shame that has to be "fixed." i mean being married and not having kids is viewed similarly, but to a lesser degree. it's like "i might not be married or not have any kids, but at LEAST i'm not still a virgin, too!" don't get me wrong, sex is great and all. but sometimes life wld be a lot easier if sex wasn't in the equation, lol!

mint julep said...

@anon, good point. even if i had made a purity pact at 18, i most likely would not have remained a virgin by 28. i think the best time is mid 20's. like 25-26.

Brandon said...

The best time to lose your virginity is on your honeymoon, Hebrews 13:4.