A woman who never had sex shared how she discovered she was pregnant – even though she was still a virgin.
While stories about how to lose your virginity aren’t always glamorous, Nicole Moores is truly one of a kind – because she first had sex when she was five months pregnant.
The 28-year-old from Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, suffered from vaginismus – a condition in which the muscles of the vaginal wall involuntarily constrict.
This meant that Nicole was never able to insert a tampon, get a pap smear, or have sex. When she got pregnant it was the shock of her life.
“I’d spent my entire teenage life not being able to insert a tampon, so I knew something was wrong,” said the care teacher.
“But the doctors told me I was fine, so I thought for a while that something was wrong with me.
“When I was 18, I started a relationship with my daughter’s father. We tried to have intercourse, he was a few years older and more experienced.
“We tried, but it was impossible. I didn’t understand why it couldn’t happen.
“I can only describe it as if it hit a wall.
“I went back to the doctors who then examined me, but again told me that everything was fine and that I was just extremely tight.”
A woman who never had sex shared how she discovered she was pregnant – even though she is still VIRGIN. Credit: CATERS NEWS AGENCY/.Caters news
Nicole explained that she and her partner had found other ways to be intimate without having penetrative sex.
Although she never thought it possible, she became pregnant – even though she was still a virgin.
“One day at work I got terrible heartburn and sore breasts,” she said.
“My boss at the time, who was a close friend and knew about my situation, said she thought I might be pregnant.
“I laughed and said there was no way since I was still a virgin and never had penetrative sex.
“But she said it was possible if there were fluids near my vagina even though I wasn’t having sexual intercourse.
“I did a pregnancy test that working day during my lunch break and it was positive.
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“I laughed and said there was no way since I was still a virgin and never had penetrative sex.”
“I couldn’t believe it, I was so shocked and confused.
“I kept thinking, how on earth would I give birth to this baby if I couldn’t even have intercourse.
“I was afraid my partner would think I cheated on him because it seemed so impossible.
“But luckily he knew me and my body and didn’t doubt me for a second.
“So many people still tell me that I am the Virgin Mary, which really makes me laugh. It was crazy. “
While stories about how to lose your virginity aren’t always glamorous, Nicole Moores is truly one of a kind – because she first had sex when she was five months pregnant. Credit: CATERS NEWS AGENCY/.Caters news
Nicole said it was difficult to get some medical professionals to believe her when she told them she had never had sex.
However, after getting a second opinion, it was confirmed that, while rare, it was possible to get pregnant without penetrating intercourse when sexual activity brought fluids into the vaginal area.
After a lifetime of struggling to understand her condition, Nicole was finally able to get some answers during pregnancy and was diagnosed with vaginismus at four months of age.
“I really had problems with professionals who believed my story during my pregnancy,” she said.
“My boyfriend at the time often had to come to appointments with me to explain that we really didn’t have sex.
“I remember going to the hospital to have an exam and not be able to do an internal exam because the nurse couldn’t insert her finger.
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“I really struggled with professionals who believed my story during my pregnancy.”
“I tried to explain to her that I still haven’t had sex and she said to me, ‘Of course don’t be ridiculous, you have.’
“I thought I would never get anyone to believe me or get answers.
“I had a routine medical check-up for a pregnancy-related illness and was seen by chance by a student doctor who had recently examined vaginismus.
“I told him about my struggles and he told me that I probably had this condition.
“I went home to google the symptoms and couldn’t believe what I was reading.
“I finally realized that there was nothing wrong with me and that I actually had an illness.”
Nicole Moore and daughter Tilly in the hospital after giving birth Credit: CATERS NEWS AGENCY/.Caters news
After her diagnosis, Nicole was referred to a therapist who specialized in vaginismus and who could teach her ways to overcome the disease.
With this help, she was finally able to lose her virginity and have penetrative sex five months pregnant.
And although she was afraid of giving birth, Nicole’s little girl Tilly, now eight, was born without any problems.
Nicole is now sharing her story to help raise awareness about vaginismus.
“With the therapist’s help, I started using dilators and was able to see a light at the end of the tunnel,” she said.
“It was’nt easy. The process was frustrating, stressful, and disturbing, but I stuck with it and eventually got to have sex for the first time while I was pregnant.
“My daughter’s father and I are no longer together, but he always supported me after my diagnosis.
“I still have vaginismus, but now I know how to deal with it, and it’s definitely not that bad.
“I still can’t do certain things like inserting a tampon, but I am very happy that I can now have a normal sex life.
“Tilly is definitely my little miracle. We have the best life together and having her was the best thing I’ve ever done. “