The hormone chemical oestrogen changes the appearance of your hymen over your lifetime. The belief that it is easier to discern the virgin state of a woman than a man is more of a fable than a scientific fact. There have been many cases that show women who are in possession of an annular smooth-edged hymen can in fact have been sexually active for years. The hymen is a stretchy collar of tissue that has nothing to do with virginity. The tightness of the vagina is not caused by the hymen membrane but as a result of a contracted pelvic floor muscle.
MYTHS ABOUT VIRGINITY
Some hymens are thin and some are thicker than others. In my practice I see about two or three women every month who come from a cultural or religious background in which sex before marriage is not allowed or is frowned on. Some girls like tampons because they find them more comfortable than pads. If the egg slipped into her, she would be considered to be no longer sexually untouched. But shame and fear have never been good motivators, as recent statistics would suggest.
The Value Placed On Virginity is One Of History's Biggest Travesties
You can lose your supposed virginity only once. Now that is another big fat lie that we're spoon fed by almost everyone. She is a set of breasts. The notion that the woman is viewed in the same light as the animal is an appalling one, but the metaphor is unfortunately accurate. Morning Walkers on One-night Stands.