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Does sexual intercourse get better after the first time? When does it get better and how?

Usually, but it takes some effort, and it can take some time. How much effort and time is different for everyone. A lot depends on how well partners communicate. It’s important to communicate with your partner because every person’s body responds differently to various kinds of sexual stimulation, and every person has different preferences for how she or he likes to be stimulated.

Our partners can’t read our minds, so it’s important to be clear about what feels good and what doesn’t, and what we want to do and don’t want to do. It’s also important to stop doing it if anything hurts and communicate with your partner about how you feel — sex that’s painful or uncomfortable should not continue.

Masturbation can be a key to sexual health. There’s no right or wrong way to masturbate — it’s about discovering what kinds of touching and sensations work for you, and it’s a way to learn to have orgasms.

You may find as you get older that sex becomes more pleasurable because you have more knowledge of what is pleasing to you sexually, and because you’re more comfortable communicating with your partners about what you like and don’t like sexually.

However you define it, being sexual with another person — whether that means kissing, touching, or intercourse — involves a lot of responsibility. It’s very important to protect yourself against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. And you need to make decisions about protection before you engage in vaginal, anal, or oral sex

Learn more about sex and virginity.

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